India shares higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.20%

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India shares higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.20% – India equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Healthcare , Real Estate and Banking sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 added 0.20% to hit a new all time high, while the BSE Sensex 30 index added 0.16%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Aurobindo Pharma Ltd. (NS: ARBN ), which rose 13.25% or 67.90 points to trade at 580.30 at the close. Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone (NS: APSE ) added 3.83% or 12.55 points to end at 340.35 and NTPC Limited (NS: NTPC ) was up 3.04% or 4.75 points to 161.25 in late trade.

Biggest losers included POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA (NS: PGRD ), which lost 2.39% or 5.00 points to trade at 204.10 in late trade. Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (NS: BPCL ) declined 2.13% or 16.10 points to end at 738.75 and Bharti Infratel Limited (NS: BHRI ) shed 1.87% or 7.10 points to 372.25.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone (BO: APSE ) which rose 3.43% to 339.55, NTPC Limited (BO: NTPC ) which was up 3.17% to settle at 161.30 and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (BO: REDY ) which gained 2.33% to close at 2481.40.

The worst performers were POWER GRID CORPORATION OF INDIA (BO: PGRD ) which was down 2.16% to 203.95 in late trade, ITC Ltd (BO: ITC ) which lost 1.77% to settle at 310.40 and Housing Development Finance Corp. (BO: HDFC ) which was down 1.18% to 1580.00 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 856 to 705 and 8 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1425 fell and 1196 advanced, while 139 ended unchanged on the India National Stock Exchange.

The India VIX , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 0.19% to 11.7650.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.34% or 4.33 to $1263.77 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.56% or 0.28 to hit $49.52 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract fell 0.97% or 0.51 to trade at $52.13 a barrel.

USD/INR was up 0.20% to 64.632, while EUR/INR rose 0.10% to 72.1376.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.05% at 97.38.

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