Key benchmark indices edged lower in choppy trade, extending its weak start to the year to a fifth consecutive session. As per provisional closing, the BSE Sensex was down 96.80 points or 0.47% to 20,690.44, Nifty shut shop down by 29 points (-0.47%) at 6162. The market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, was negative. In Nifty50 stocks the advances to declines stands at 15 advances to 35 declines. Barring CNXAUTO (which gained marginally by 0.09%) all sectors traded on NSE closed in the red (CNX PSU Bank worst hit down by 1.65%).