India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 1.35% By Investing.com
© Reuters. India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 1.35%
Investing.com – India stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NSE, the lost 1.35%, while the index declined 1.49%.
The best performers of the session on the were Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (NS:), which fell 0.13% or 1.10 points to trade at 840.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Bajaj Finserv Ltd (NS:) fell 0.51% or 82.30 points to end at 15929.95 and Hero MotoCorp Ltd (NS:) was down 1.14% or 30.85 points to 2682.50 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Tata Steel Ltd (NS:), which fell 3.88% or 45.85 points to trade at 1136.00 at the close. Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (NS:) declined 2.83% or 10.45 points to end at 358.30 and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (NS:) was down 3.76% or 139.70 points to 3579.70.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Bajaj Finserv Ltd (BO:) which fell 0.74% to 15885.45, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (BO:) which was down 0.39% to settle at 837.70 and Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (BO:) which lost 0.73% to close at 1812.95.
The worst performers were Tata Steel Ltd (BO:) which was down 3.85% to 1136.00 in late trade, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (BO:) which lost 3.67% to settle at 3583.75 and State Bank Of India (BO:) which was down 2.52% to 498.95 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1538 to 292 and 8 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 2588 fell and 665 advanced, while 83 ended unchanged.
Shares in Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (NS:) fell to 52-week lows; falling 2.83% or 10.45 to 358.30.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 18.15% to 27.0600 a new 6-months high.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.63% or 12.05 to $1911.85 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 3.68% or 3.32 to hit $93.53 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract rose 2.10% or 1.95 to trade at $94.94 a barrel.
USD/INR was down 0.00% to 74.859, while EUR/INR rose 0.53% to 84.6985.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.10% at 96.112.
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