© Reuters. India stocks higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.21%
Investing.com – India stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in NSE, the rose 0.21% to hit a new all time high, while the index added 0.26%.
The best performers of the session on the were Tata Steel Ltd (NS:), which rose 3.95% or 57.75 points to trade at 1519.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Bajaj Finance Ltd (NS:) added 3.58% or 220.60 points to end at 6377.15 and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (NS:) was up 2.65% or 20.65 points to 799.30 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (NS:), which fell 2.50% or 175.35 points to trade at 6826.85 at the close. Shree Cements Ltd. (NS:) declined 2.26% or 600.40 points to end at 26000.00 and Bajaj Auto Ltd (NS:) was down 2.02% or 77.30 points to 3748.45.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Tata Steel Ltd (BO:) which rose 3.96% to 1519.15, Bajaj Finance Ltd (BO:) which was up 3.64% to settle at 6376.35 and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (BO:) which gained 2.64% to close at 799.30.
The worst performers were Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (BO:) which was down 2.43% to 6828.80 in late trade, Bajaj Auto Ltd (BO:) which lost 2.05% to settle at 3748.35 and Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (BO:) which was down 2.00% to 180.95 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1220 to 493 and 52 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 2058 fell and 1080 advanced, while 119 ended unchanged.
Shares in Tata Steel Ltd (NS:) rose to all time highs; up 3.95% or 57.75 to 1519.40. Shares in Tata Steel Ltd (BO:) rose to all time highs; up 3.96% or 57.85 to 1519.15.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 3.60% to 13.4575.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.05% or 0.95 to $1777.25 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 1.33% or 0.91 to hit $67.30 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 1.19% or 0.84 to trade at $69.75 a barrel.
USD/INR was down 0.10% to 74.165, while EUR/INR fell 0.20% to 87.3885.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.06% at 92.567.
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