Indian equity indices ended on a weak note crossing 34,000 mark, while Nifty ended nearly 10,700 levels.
Sensex was lower by 72 points at 34,771 , While Nifty was lower by 41 points at 10,700.
The S&P BSE Mid-cap and small cap index was flat.
The trade deficit increased to $14.88 bn last month from $13.83 bn in November, according to Ministry of Commerce and Industry data.
IDBI Bank stock closed lower by 5% at Rs.59. The Board of IDBI Bank has approved the proposal for preferential issue of capital to government of India up to Rs 2,729 crore, subject to regulatory approvals.
IT stocks ended higher on reports that global brokerage firm Morgan Stanley upgraded ratings for Infosys, HCL Technologies to overweight.