India shares higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.30%

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India shares higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.30%
Credit: © Reuters. – India equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Real Estate , Auto and Metals sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 gained 0.30%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index climbed 0.34%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Yes Bank Ltd (NS: YESB ), which rose 13.00% or 8.20 points to trade at 71.60 at the close. Tata Motors Ltd (NS: TAMO ) added 10.66% or 13.00 points to end at 134.35 and Eicher Motors Ltd. (NS: EICH ) was up 5.10% or 827.25 points to 17013.65 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Wipro Ltd (NS: WIPR ), which lost 2.91% or 7.45 points to trade at 248.15 in late trade. Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (NS: ONGC ) declined 3.13% or 4.05 points to end at 125.75 and GAIL Ltd (NS: GAIL ) shed 2.80% or 3.70 points to 128.45.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Yes Bank Ltd (BO: YESB ) which rose 13.47% to 71.60, Tata Motors Ltd DVR (BO: TAMdv ) which was up 10.59% to settle at 61.60 and Tata Motors Ltd (BO: TAMO ) which gained 10.21% to close at 134.35.

The worst performers were Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (BO: ONGC ) which was down 2.93% to 125.70 in late trade, HCL Technologies Ltd (BO: HCLT ) which lost 2.48% to settle at 1057.25 and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (BO: SUN ) which was down 1.57% to 422.05 at the close.

Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 1212 to 371 and 64 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1775 rose and 729 declined, while 148 ended unchanged on the India National Stock Exchange.

The India VIX , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 3.03% to 15.3725 a new 1-month low.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.05% or 0.80 to $1500.00 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in October rose 0.92% or 0.53 to hit $57.93 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract rose 0.72% or 0.45 to trade at $62.83 a barrel.

USD/INR was down 0.21% to 71.722, while EUR/INR fell 0.43% to 79.0265.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.20% at 98.502.

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