Investing.com – India stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in NSE, the rose 0.65% to hit a new 3-months high, while the index gained 0.63%.
The best performers of the session on the were Yes Bank Ltd (NS:), which rose 8.23% or 3.90 points to trade at 51.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Coal India Ltd (NS:) added 3.31% or 6.60 points to end at 205.95 and Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (NS:) was up 3.19% or 13.05 points to 421.70 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (NS:), which fell 5.58% or 14.75 points to trade at 250.20 at the close. Tata Motors Ltd (NS:) declined 1.90% or 2.65 points to end at 136.85 and Eicher Motors Ltd. (NS:) was down 1.30% or 265.70 points to 20275.90.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Yes Bank Ltd (BO:) which rose 8.44% to 51.40, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (BO:) which was up 2.74% to settle at 7318.15 and Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (BO:) which gained 2.45% to close at 202.55.
The worst performers were Tata Motors Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.05% to 136.70 in late trade, Tata Motors Ltd DVR (BO:) which lost 0.89% to settle at 61.40 and Bajaj Auto Ltd (BO:) which was down 0.69% to 3088.80 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1134 to 425 and 74 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1540 rose and 882 declined, while 159 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 0.31% to 15.9275.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.38% or 5.75 to $1492.55 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 0.83% or 0.45 to hit $54.38 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 0.35% or 0.21 to trade at $60.12 a barrel.
USD/INR was up 0.03% to 71.144, while EUR/INR rose 0.13% to 79.2040.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.09% at 97.248.
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