Sensex down over 200 points

Mumbai, Nov 13 (UNI) The BSE Sensex on Monday slipped 244.81 points to 64,994.77 in the opening session on profit booking by local operators.

The National Stock Exchange (NSE) fell 68.55 points to 19,457.

Gaining over 300 pts in the Muhurat trading session on Sunday, a weak start was seen in the equity market in early trade on Monday as the Sensex registered intraday highs and lows at 65,176.96 and 64,940.70 pts, respectively.

The NSE posted intraday highs and lows at 19,494.40 and 19,440.90 pts, respectively.

The stocks, which include real estate, technology, and industrials, dragged the market.

The Mid Cap eased by 0.21 pc and the Small Cap by 0.25 pc.

In 30 scrips, 5 advanced while 25 declined.

The losers were Bajaj Finance by 1.10 pc to Rs 7376.05, ICICI Bank by 0.66 pc to Rs 935.95, Hind Unilever by 0.65 pc to Rs 2475, and Infosys by 0.65 pc to Rs 1379.

The gainers were NTPC by 2.07 pc to Rs 249.60, Powergrid by 1.01 pc to Rs 214.05, IndusInd Bank by 0.30 pc to Rs 1506.75, and Sun Pharma by 0.16 pc to Rs 1132.60.

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