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India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.03% By Investing.com


© Reuters. India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.03%

Investing.com – India stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NSE, the declined 0.03%, while the index fell 0.03%.

The best performers of the session on the were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NS:), which rose 1.82% or 20.95 points to trade at 1,170.95 at the close. Meanwhile, Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (NS:) added 1.79% or 6.55 points to end at 372.80 and NTPC Ltd (NS:) was up 1.40% or 3.30 points to 239.15 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Hero MotoCorp Ltd (NS:), which fell 1.16% or 36.65 points to trade at 3,130.25 at the close. Bajaj Finance Ltd (NS:) declined 0.88% or 66.45 points to end at 7,495.60 and JSW Steel Ltd (NS:) was down 0.77% or 5.80 points to 748.20.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (BO:) which rose 1.92% to 1,171.65, NTPC Ltd (BO:) which was up 1.38% to settle at 239.10 and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (BO:) which gained 1.17% to close at 5,401.20.

The worst performers were Bajaj Finance Ltd (BO:) which was down 0.99% to 7,485.30 in late trade, Reliance Industries Ltd (BO:) which lost 0.63% to settle at 2,324.20 and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (BO:) which was down 0.52% to 1,480.15 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1098 to 977 and 49 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1905 rose and 1638 declined, while 132 ended unchanged.

Shares in Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NS:) rose to all time highs; rising 1.82% or 20.95 to 1,170.95. Shares in Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (BO:) rose to all time highs; gaining 1.92% or 22.10 to 1,171.65.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 0.79% to 11.19.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.82% or 16.40 to $1,972.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 2.04% or 1.65 to hit $79.17 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 2.11% or 1.80 to trade at $83.38 a barrel.

USD/INR was up 0.04% to 83.26, while EUR/INR fell 0.14% to 89.05.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.28% at 105.34.