The environmental group accused palm oil suppliers to snack giant Mondelez International Inc., which makes the famous black and white cookie as well as Cadbury chocolate bars, destroying orangutan habitats in Indonesia.
China and the US have imposed tariffs on each other's imports in an escalating trade war that has rattled global markets and raised concerns of a slowdown in world economies and commodities demand next year.
The 30-share index fell 124.63 points, or 0.34 per cent, to 36,180.39, after touching a high of 36,454.03 at the outset. The rupee too depreciated by 33 paise to 72.96 against the US dollar in early trade at the interbank forex market.
The Naresh Goyal-controlled private airline, which is facing cash drought and has defaulted on the salary payments to its staff also did not have training chief for more than a month, the official claimed.