Sensex falls over 200 points

The BSE Sensex on Thursday slipped 251.60 points to 69,402.12.

Mumbai, Dec 7 : The BSE Sensex on Thursday slipped 251.60 points to 69,402.12 on profit booking by local operators.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) eased 50.60 points to 20,887.10.

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The Sensex registered intraday highs and lows at 69,695.33 and 69,320.53 points, respectively.

The Nifty registered intraday highs and lows at 20,941.25 and 20,850.80 points, respectively.

The midcap gained 0.07 pc and the smallcap gained 0.12 pc.

The losers were Hind Unilever by 2.13 pc to Rs 2511.40, Bharti Airtel by 1.46 pc to Rs 1009, ICICI Bank by 0.92 pc to Rs 993.75 and Bajaj Finance by 0.80 pc to Rs 7367.

The gainers were Powergrid by 1.23 pc to Rs 227.15 Asian Paints by 0.96 pc to Rs 3283.30 and NTPC by 0.76 pc to Rs 283.30.