MUMBAI Dec 13 India's BSE index fell for a
fifth consecutive session on Thursday, as ITC was hit after
index provider FTSE lowered its free float weighting, while
Hindustan Unilever extended falls on concerns it may face higher
royalty payments to parent company Unilever Plc.
ITC provisionally fell 3.6 percent, while Hindustan
Unilever ended down 1.8 percent.
The BSE index provisionally fell 0.76 percent,
while the 50-share NSE index ended down 0.62 percent.
(Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi; Editing by Rafael Nam)