India shares lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.61%

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India shares lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.61%
Credit: © Reuters. – India equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Public Sector Undertakings , Oil & Gas and Banking sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 fell 0.61%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index fell 0.65%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (NS: MRTI ), which rose 7.29% or 547.25 points to trade at 8050.35 at the close. Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (NS: MAHM ) added 3.44% or 31.90 points to end at 960.30 and Tata Motors Ltd (NS: TAMO ) was up 2.69% or 13.60 points to 519.05 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Shree Cements Ltd. (NS: SHCM ), which lost 3.19% or 927.20 points to trade at 28150.00 in late trade. Reliance Industries Ltd (NS: RELI ) declined 2.32% or 59.90 points to end at 2517.90 and Tata Consumer Products Ltd (NS: TACN ) shed 2.31% or 19.70 points to 832.85.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (BO: MRTI ) which rose 7.31% to 8049.65, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (BO: MAHM ) which was up 3.44% to settle at 960.30 and Tech Mahindra Ltd (BO: TEML ) which gained 1.56% to close at 1601.05.

The worst performers were Reliance Industries Ltd (BO: RELI ) which was down 2.58% to 2512.10 in late trade, State Bank Of India (BO: SBI ) which lost 2.31% to settle at 495.00 and UltraTech Cement Ltd (BO: ULTC ) which was down 2.20% to 7869.75 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 942 to 799 and 60 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1668 fell and 1567 advanced, while 138 ended unchanged on the India National Stock Exchange.

The India VIX , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 1.75% to 15.1950.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.53% or 9.90 to $1876.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.40% or 0.32 to hit $80.07 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 0.48% or 0.39 to trade at $82.44 a barrel.

USD/INR was up 0.00% to 74.377, while EUR/INR fell 0.09% to 84.4700.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.19% at 95.582.

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