Sensex down 377.50 points

Mumbai, Dec 12 (UNI) The BSE Sensex on Tuesday tumbled down 377.50 pts to settle at 69,551.03 as selling was seen in Realty, Oil and Gas, Energy, and Utilities stocks amid a positive Asian Market.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) fell 90.70 points at 20,906.40.

With Monday’s all-time high, the Sensex opened higher, breaching the 70K level at 70,020.68, up 92 points.

It surged 165 points to 70,033.64 days high.

Later, it was dropped and closed at 69,551.03, down 377.50 points from its previous close.

It registered a day low at 69,443.85, 485 points down.

The stocks, which include real estate, oil and gas, energy, and utilities, dragged the market.

The midcap declined by 0.40 pc and smallcap by 0.27 pc.

In 30 scrips, 9 advanced while 21 declined.

The losers were Sun Pharma by 1.77 pc to Rs 1219.35, IndusInd Bank by 1.71 pc to Rs 1495.50, Maruti Suzuki by 1.68 pc to Rs 10,360.80, Titan by 1.57 pc to Rs 3574, and Reliance Industries by 1.36 pc to Rs 2425.50.

The gainers were Ultracemco by 1.87 pc to Rs 9866.10, JSW Steel by 1.21 pc to Rs 855.20, Axis Bank by 1.18 pc to Rs 1130, and TCS by 0.68 pc to Rs 3667.

The Asian market remained positive, as Nikkei went up by 0.16 pc, Strait Times by 0.39 pc and Hang Seng by 1.06 pc.

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