India shares higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 1.00%



© Reuters India shares higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 1.00%

Investing.com – India equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in NSE, the added 1.00% to hit a new all time high, while the index climbed 1.01%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the were Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (NS:), which rose 4.46% or 16.75 points to trade at 391.90 at the close. AXIS Bank Ltd (NS:) added 3.93% or 23.40 points to end at 619.00 and HDFC Bank Ltd (NS:) was up 3.54% or 49.40 points to 1444.00 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Titan Company Ltd (NS:), which lost 1.45% or 19.60 points to trade at 1328.00 in late trade. Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd (NS:) declined 1.37% or 30.80 points to end at 2220.00 and Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (NS:) shed 1.17% or 4.60 points to 389.85.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were AXIS Bank Ltd. (BO:) which rose 4.02% to 619.55, HDFC Bank Ltd (BO:) which was up 3.47% to settle at 1443.25 and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (BO:) which gained 3.47% to close at 729.75.

The worst performers were Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.47% to 2217.65 in late trade, Titan Company Ltd (BO:) which lost 1.36% to settle at 1327.95 and Nestle India Ltd (BO:) which was down 0.71% to 17665.00 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 965 to 663 and 82 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1581 rose and 1137 declined, while 176 ended unchanged on the India National Stock Exchange.

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The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 1.25% to 21.0575.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 1.24% or 22.75 to $1815.05 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.93% or 0.40 to hit $43.46 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 0.74% or 0.34 to trade at $46.38 a barrel.

USD/INR was down 0.33% to 74.002, while EUR/INR rose 0.05% to 87.9525.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.31% at 92.207.

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