India shares higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.52%

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India shares higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.52%
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Investing.com – India equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Metals , Public Sector Undertakings and Auto sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 added 0.52%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index gained 0.42%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Tata Motors Ltd (NS: TAMO ), which rose 6.86% or 11.10 points to trade at 173.35 at the close. Yes Bank Ltd (NS: YESB ) added 5.84% or 2.50 points to end at 45.35 and Vedanta Ltd (NS: VDAN ) was up 3.72% or 5.15 points to 144.00 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Infosys Ltd (NS: INFY ), which lost 2.63% or 18.95 points to trade at 702.10 in late trade. Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (NS: ONGC ) declined 1.56% or 2.00 points to end at 125.90 and HCL Technologies Ltd (NS: HCLT ) shed 1.43% or 7.80 points to 536.35.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Tata Motors Ltd DVR (BO: TAMdv ) which rose 7.23% to 70.45, Tata Motors Ltd (BO: TAMO ) which was up 7.17% to settle at 173.35 and Yes Bank Ltd (BO: YESB ) which gained 5.96% to close at 45.35.

The worst performers were Infosys Ltd (BO: INFY ) which was down 2.63% to 701.85 in late trade, Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (BO: ONGC ) which lost 1.68% to settle at 125.85 and HCL Technologies Ltd (BO: HCLT ) which was down 1.51% to 535.65 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 941 to 622 and 79 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1312 rose and 1005 declined, while 164 ended unchanged on the India National Stock Exchange.

The India VIX , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 0.22% to 13.3475.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.25% or 3.75 to $1478.75 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.61% or 0.36 to hit $59.12 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 0.97% or 0.62 to trade at $64.34 a barrel.

USD/INR was up 0.14% to 70.800, while EUR/INR rose 0.17% to 78.8075.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.09% at 97.143.

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