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 Monday, as losses in the Real Estate , Healthcare and Capital Goods sectors propelled shares lower.

At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 declined 0.92%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index declined 0.93%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Tata Power Co. Ltd (NS: TTPW ), which rose 1.80% or 1.45 points to trade at 81.85 at the close. Coal India Ltd (NS: COAL ) added 1.28% or 3.25 points to end at 257.05 and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (NS: ZEE ) was up 0.92% or 4.80 points to 526.50 in late trade.

Biggest losers included ACC Ltd (NS: ACC ), which lost 3.30% or 55.65 points to trade at 1632.65 in late trade. Aurobindo Pharma Ltd. (NS: ARBN ) declined 3.22% or 23.35 points to end at 700.85 and Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (NS: APSE ) shed 3.33% or 13.35 points to 388.65.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Coal India Ltd (BO: COAL ) which rose 1.20% to 256.95, ICICI Bank Ltd (BO: ICBK ) which was up 0.87% to settle at 279.50 and Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (BO: HLL ) which gained 0.55% to close at 1246.35.

The worst performers were Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (BO: APSE ) which was down 3.29% to 388.05 in late trade, Lupin Ltd (BO: LUPN ) which lost 2.20% to settle at 991.30 and Tata Steel Ltd (BO: TISC ) which was down 2.20% to 640.15 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1276 to 288 and 16 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1922 fell and 582 advanced, while 139 ended unchanged on the India National Stock Exchange.

The India VIX , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 4.14% to 13.3400.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.03% or 0.40 to $1297.90 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.04% or 0.02 to hit $50.64 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.67% or 0.38 to trade at $56.80 a barrel.

USD/INR was up 0.31% to 65.107, while EUR/INR fell 0.05% to 77.3814.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.37% at 92.29.

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