India shares lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.92%

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India shares lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.92%
Credit: © Reuters. – India equities were lower at the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Consumer Durables , Real Estate and Capital Goods sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 lost 0.92%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index declined 1.02%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (NS: ONGC ), which rose 5.13% or 7.90 points to trade at 161.85 at the close. NTPC Ltd (NS: NTPC ) added 1.48% or 2.30 points to end at 157.50 and Coal India Ltd (NS: COAL ) was up 1.39% or 2.70 points to 197.55 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Titan Company Ltd (NS: TITN ), which lost 4.45% or 97.75 points to trade at 2,100.80 in late trade. UPL Ltd (NS: UPLL ) declined 4.21% or 32.80 points to end at 746.20 and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (NS: REDY ) shed 3.76% or 161.80 points to 4,143.95.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were NTPC Ltd (BO: NTPC ) which rose 1.35% to 157.25, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (BO: MRTI ) which was up 1.30% to settle at 7,811.25 and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (BO: MAHM ) which gained 0.50% to close at 1,041.60.

The worst performers were Titan Company Ltd (BO: TITN ) which was down 4.48% to 2,100.70 in late trade, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (BO: REDY ) which lost 3.87% to settle at 4,142.15 and Larsen & Toubro Ltd (BO: LART ) which was down 3.00% to 1,589.40 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1195 to 628 and 51 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1920 fell and 1263 advanced, while 120 ended unchanged on the India National Stock Exchange.

The India VIX , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 1.10% to 20.42.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.46% or 8.45 to $1,852.15 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.08% or 0.09 to hit $118.41 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 0.17% or 0.20 to trade at $119.31 a barrel.

USD/INR was down 0.09% to 77.77, while EUR/INR fell 0.17% to 83.06.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.19% at 102.64.

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