Investing.com – India stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in NSE, the added 0.77%, while the index climbed 0.76%.
The best performers of the session on the were Eicher Motors Ltd. (NS:), which rose 4.69% or 859.95 points to trade at 19199.10 at the close. Meanwhile, Vedanta Ltd (NS:) added 4.03% or 5.95 points to end at 153.50 and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (NS:) was up 3.17% or 7.70 points to 250.70 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Bharti Airtel Ltd. (NS:), which fell 2.83% or 11.15 points to trade at 383.65 at the close. Infosys Ltd (NS:) declined 2.18% or 17.10 points to end at 768.30 and Bharti Infratel Ltd (NS:) was down 1.27% or 3.30 points to 256.95.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Vedanta Ltd (BO:) which rose 3.79% to 153.45, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (BO:) which was up 2.83% to settle at 584.60 and Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (BO:) which gained 2.63% to close at 138.75.
The worst performers were Bharti Airtel Ltd (BO:) which was down 2.53% to 383.55 in late trade, Infosys Ltd (BO:) which lost 2.27% to settle at 767.80 and Tata Motors Ltd (BO:) which was down 0.67% to 126.95 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 866 to 690 and 75 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1304 fell and 1052 advanced, while 173 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 3.33% to 16.8500.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.20% or 3.05 to $1500.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 1.53% or 0.82 to hit $52.77 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 1.33% or 0.79 to trade at $58.56 a barrel.
USD/INR was up 0.45% to 71.545, while EUR/INR rose 0.32% to 78.7995.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.01% at 98.178.
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