India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.20%

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© Reuters. India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.20%© Reuters. India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.20% – India stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NSE, the declined 0.20%, while the index fell 0.13%.

The best performers of the session on the were Bharti Infratel Ltd (NS:), which rose 3.40% or 7.30 points to trade at 222.15 at the close. Meanwhile, Yes Bank Ltd (NS:) added 3.25% or 2.15 points to end at 68.30 and Bajaj Finance Ltd (NS:) was up 2.79% or 114.80 points to 4227.80 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (NS:), which fell 3.36% or 9.95 points to trade at 286.15 at the close. IndusInd Bank Ltd. (NS:) declined 2.38% or 32.20 points to end at 1320.10 and UltraTech Cement Ltd (NS:) was down 2.15% or 91.30 points to 4147.40.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Yes Bank Ltd (BO:) which rose 3.40% to 68.35, Bajaj Finance Ltd (BO:) which was up 2.77% to settle at 4229.80 and Bharti Airtel Ltd (BO:) which gained 1.60% to close at 384.25.

The worst performers were IndusInd Bank Ltd. (BO:) which was down 2.40% to 1319.30 in late trade, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (BO:) which lost 2.02% to settle at 429.05 and Infosys Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.86% to 695.80 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 957 to 597 and 74 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1415 fell and 956 advanced, while 153 ended unchanged.

Shares in Bajaj Finance Ltd (NS:) rose to all time highs; rising 2.79% or 114.80 to 4227.80. Shares in Bajaj Finance Ltd (BO:) rose to all time highs; up 2.77% or 113.85 to 4229.80.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 0.05% to 15.9175.

Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.30% or 4.50 to $1506.60 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 0.65% or 0.37 to hit $56.91 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 0.87% or 0.54 to trade at $62.67 a barrel.

USD/INR was down 0.09% to 70.720, while EUR/INR fell 0.06% to 78.7115.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.02% at 97.350.

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