India stocks higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.23% By Investing.com

© Reuters. India stocks higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.23%

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 0.23%, while the index added 0.20%.

The best performers of the session on the were Eicher Motors Ltd. (NS:), which rose 7.41% or 174.25 points to trade at 2525.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Bajaj Finserv Ltd (NS:) added 3.88% or 272.80 points to end at 7299.00 and Coal India Ltd (NS:) was up 3.07% or 3.75 points to 125.85 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Tata Motors Ltd (NS:), which fell 3.31% or 5.00 points to trade at 146.20 at the close. Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (NS:) declined 3.02% or 6.00 points to end at 192.45 and Larsen & Toubro Ltd (NS:) was down 1.98% or 21.20 points to 1052.00.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Bajaj Finserv Ltd (BO:) which rose 3.84% to 7294.00, Tata Steel Ltd (BO:) which was up 2.82% to settle at 486.50 and ICICI Bank Ltd (BO:) which gained 2.03% to close at 485.95.

The worst performers were Larsen & Toubro Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.95% to 1052.35 in late trade, HDFC Bank Ltd (BO:) which lost 1.05% to settle at 1357.50 and Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.02% to 2306.95 at the close.

Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 955 to 623 and 112 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1533 rose and 1044 declined, while 186 ended unchanged.

Shares in Eicher Motors Ltd. (NS:) rose to 52-week highs; up 7.41% or 174.25 to 2525.00.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 4.45% to 19.7025 a new 1-month low.

Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.30% or 5.70 to $1879.00 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.78% or 0.32 to hit $40.80 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.51% or 0.22 to trade at $43.31 a barrel.

USD/INR was down 0.18% to 74.544, while EUR/INR fell 0.02% to 88.1375.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.16% at 92.808.

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