India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.81%

This post was originally published on this site
© Reuters. India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.81%© Reuters. India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.81% – India stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NSE, the declined 0.81%, while the index declined 0.82%.

The best performers of the session on the were Bharti Infratel Ltd (NS:), which rose 5.26% or 12.95 points to trade at 259.70 at the close. Meanwhile, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (NS:) added 1.63% or 26.95 points to end at 1674.30 and JSW Steel Ltd (NS:) was up 0.74% or 1.85 points to 254.10 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Yes Bank Ltd (NS:), which fell 10.47% or 6.50 points to trade at 56.00 at the close. State Bank Of India (NS:) declined 5.35% or 18.00 points to end at 320.00 and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (NS:) was down 4.62% or 13.85 points to 287.70.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (BO:) which rose 1.48% to 1674.30, Tata Steel Ltd (BO:) which was up 0.83% to settle at 402.95 and Reliance Industries Ltd (BO:) which gained 0.30% to close at 1554.95.

The worst performers were Yes Bank Ltd (BO:) which was down 9.82% to 56.00 in late trade, State Bank Of India (BO:) which lost 4.89% to settle at 319.80 and IndusInd Bank Ltd. (BO:) which was down 3.05% to 1463.75 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1109 to 452 and 67 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1567 fell and 835 advanced, while 169 ended unchanged.

Shares in Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (NS:) rose to all time highs; up 1.63% or 26.95 to 1674.30. Shares in Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (BO:) rose to all time highs; up 1.48% or 24.35 to 1674.30.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 4.65% to 13.6400.

Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.19% or 2.75 to $1480.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January fell 0.03% or 0.02 to hit $58.41 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 0.03% or 0.02 to trade at $63.41 a barrel.

USD/INR was up 0.13% to 71.321, while EUR/INR rose 0.05% to 79.1305.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.05% at 97.415.

Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Therefore Fusion Media doesn`t bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data.

Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.