Domestic stock markets ended slighlty lower at close on Wednesday; rupee weakened marginally against the dollar.

The Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange dropped 205 points, or 0.6 percent, to close at 32,597, even as the Reserve Bank kept its key lending rate unchanged in its monetary policy review, as expected. The Nifty at the National Stock Exchange fell 74 points, to 10,044.  At the forex market, the rupee depreciated 14 paise, to 64.52 against the dollar.