India shares lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.08%

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India shares lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.08%
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Investing.com – India equities were lower at the close on Monday, as losses in the Banking , Consumer Durables and Carbon sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 declined 0.08%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index fell 0.22%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Coal India Ltd (NS: COAL ), which rose 4.00% or 5.95 points to trade at 154.60 at the close. Hindalco Industries Ltd. (NS: HALC ) added 3.19% or 14.80 points to end at 478.35 and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (NS: TCS ) was up 1.42% or 53.95 points to 3845.35 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Reliance Industries Ltd (NS: RELI ), which lost 2.23% or 54.05 points to trade at 2371.55 in late trade. ICICI Bank Ltd (NS: ICBK ) declined 1.78% or 12.85 points to end at 707.40 and Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (NS: HLL ) shed 0.86% or 24.30 points to 2786.35.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (BO: TCS ) which rose 1.38% to 3843.90, Bharti Airtel Ltd (BO: BRTI ) which was up 1.36% to settle at 695.60 and Bajaj Finserv Ltd (BO: BJFS ) which gained 1.21% to close at 16945.30.

The worst performers were Reliance Industries Ltd (BO: RELI ) which was down 2.22% to 2371.55 in late trade, ICICI Bank Ltd (BO: ICBK ) which lost 1.79% to settle at 707.30 and Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (BO: HLL ) which was down 0.86% to 2784.70 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 889 to 821 and 61 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1635 rose and 1470 declined, while 185 ended unchanged on the India National Stock Exchange.

The India VIX , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 0.59% to 14.0250.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.02% or 0.35 to $1791.75 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.63% or 0.44 to hit $70.16 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.52% or 0.38 to trade at $73.30 a barrel.

USD/INR was up 0.31% to 73.747, while EUR/INR fell 0.03% to 86.8305.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.29% at 92.843.

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