Meanwhile, domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 789.78 crore
Spot gold was up 0.1 percent at $1,324.12 an ounce by 1310 GMT. On Wednesday gold touched its lowest since March 21 at $1,318.51.
Asian shares fell across the board, following an overnight drop in US stocks. Rising US bond yields and crude oil prices too worried investors.
Walmart has been in talks with Flipkart for months to acquire a controlling stake in the firm as it looks to take on rival Amazon.com Inc head-on in India.
The Sensex was at 34,134.28, down 58.37 points or 0.17% in early trade
At NSE, shares of the company went up by 1.33 per cent to Rs 1,178.15.