India shares higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.74%

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India shares higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.74%

Investing.com – India equities were higher at the close on Tuesday, as gains in the Oil & Gas , Power and Public Sector Undertakings sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 added 0.74%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index gained 0.75%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (NS: ONGC ), which rose 10.87% or 16.05 points to trade at 163.65 at the close. IndusInd Bank Ltd. (NS: INBK ) added 4.36% or 48.80 points to end at 1168.60 and Coal India Ltd (NS: COAL ) was up 4.21% or 8.00 points to 197.95 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Cipla Ltd. (NS: CIPL ), which lost 2.40% or 22.95 points to trade at 934.55 in late trade. Hindalco Industries Ltd. (NS: HALC ) declined 2.06% or 10.40 points to end at 495.30 and Shree Cements Ltd. (NS: SHCM ) shed 1.84% or 539.30 points to 28750.00.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were IndusInd Bank Ltd. (BO: INBK ) which rose 4.60% to 1171.05, Bharti Airtel Ltd (BO: BRTI ) which was up 2.66% to settle at 699.25 and Reliance Industries Ltd (BO: RELI ) which gained 2.08% to close at 2609.10.

The worst performers were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (BO: SUN ) which was down 1.36% to 820.35 in late trade, Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (BO: PGRD ) which lost 0.91% to settle at 189.80 and ITC Ltd (BO: ITC ) which was down 0.76% to 234.75 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1074 to 637 and 57 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1959 rose and 1153 declined, while 155 ended unchanged on the India National Stock Exchange.

The India VIX , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 2.02% to 16.3975.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.63% or 11.20 to $1756.40 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.49% or 0.38 to hit $78.00 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.64% or 0.52 to trade at $81.78 a barrel.

USD/INR was down 0.08% to 74.511, while EUR/INR fell 0.26% to 86.4215.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.18% at 93.948.

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  • satyabrata nayak @satyabrata nayak
    fii is net seller, mkt will correct very soon
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