India shares higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.96%

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[ad_1] – India equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in NSE, the rose 0.96% to hit a new all time high, while the index added 1.00%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the were Tata Motors Ltd (NS:), which rose 11.36% or 22.50 points to trade at 220.65 at the close. HCL Technologies Ltd (NS:) added 6.08% or 60.45 points to end at 1055.10 and Infosys Ltd (NS:) was up 4.89% or 64.10 points to 1376.20 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Tata Steel Ltd (NS:), which lost 2.45% or 17.50 points to trade at 695.65 in late trade. Bajaj Finserv Ltd (NS:) declined 2.02% or 185.50 points to end at 8986.10 and Bajaj Finance Ltd (NS:) shed 1.92% or 97.75 points to 4984.25.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were HCL Technologies Ltd (BO:) which rose 5.93% to 1053.45, Infosys Ltd (BO:) which was up 4.72% to settle at 1373.70 and Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd (BO:) which gained 3.54% to close at 2747.30.

The worst performers were Bajaj Finance Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.90% to 4984.15 in late trade, Reliance Industries Ltd (BO:) which lost 1.86% to settle at 1897.00 and Bajaj Finserv Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.81% to 9004.30 at the close.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 1021 to 665 and 51 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1627 fell and 1395 advanced, while 138 ended unchanged on the India National Stock Exchange.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 8.44% to 22.3825.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.75% or 13.80 to $1849.20 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 0.96% or 0.50 to hit $51.74 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 1.48% or 0.83 to trade at $55.16 a barrel.

USD/INR was up 0.14% to 73.433, while EUR/INR fell 0.33% to 89.3180.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.42% at 90.450.


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