India shares higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.63%

  • Investing.com
  • Stock Market News
India shares higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.63%

Investing.com – India equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Banking , Public Sector Undertakings and Fast Moving Consumer Goods sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 rose 0.63% to hit a new all time high, while the BSE Sensex 30 index climbed 0.71%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nifty 50 were IndusInd Bank Ltd. (NS: INBK ), which rose 7.31% or 77.00 points to trade at 1130.95 at the close. ITC Ltd (NS: ITC ) added 6.83% or 14.75 points to end at 230.75 and State Bank Of India (NS: SBI ) was up 4.47% or 19.85 points to 463.70 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (NS: BPCL ), which lost 3.49% or 15.90 points to trade at 439.05 in late trade. Grasim Industries Ltd (NS: GRAS ) declined 1.76% or 28.35 points to end at 1578.45 and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (NS: TCS ) shed 1.30% or 51.25 points to 3903.30.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were IndusInd Bank Ltd. (BO: INBK ) which rose 7.34% to 1131.25, ITC Ltd (BO: ITC ) which was up 6.83% to settle at 230.75 and State Bank Of India (BO: SBI ) which gained 4.46% to close at 463.65.

The worst performers were Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (BO: TCS ) which was down 1.32% to 3902.50 in late trade, Tata Steel Ltd (BO: TISC ) which lost 1.25% to settle at 1436.55 and Tech Mahindra Ltd (BO: TEML ) which was down 1.16% to 1447.65 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 913 to 795 and 56 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1555 fell and 1551 advanced, while 142 ended unchanged on the India National Stock Exchange.

The India VIX , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 4.97% to 14.4125.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.80% or 14.35 to $1780.45 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October fell 0.15% or 0.11 to hit $72.50 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 0.09% or 0.07 to trade at $75.39 a barrel.

USD/INR was up 0.16% to 73.559, while EUR/INR fell 0.27% to 86.5305.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.25% at 92.763.

Drop an image here or Supported formats: *.jpg, *.png, *.gif up to 5mb

Error: File type not supported

Drop an image here or

100