India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.86% By Investing.com

© Reuters. India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.86%

Investing.com – India stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NSE, the lost 0.86%, while the index lost 0.81%.

The best performers of the session on the were Yes Bank Ltd (NS:), which rose 4.82% or 3.20 points to trade at 68.95 at the close. Meanwhile, IndusInd Bank Ltd. (NS:) added 2.90% or 40.10 points to end at 1422.80 and ICICI Bank Ltd (NS:) was up 2.39% or 11.45 points to 489.45 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Bharti Infratel Ltd (NS:), which fell 4.92% or 11.30 points to trade at 218.30 at the close. Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NS:) declined 4.30% or 18.95 points to end at 422.10 and GAIL Ltd (NS:) was down 3.90% or 5.15 points to 127.05.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Yes Bank Ltd (BO:) which rose 3.76% to 69.00, IndusInd Bank Ltd. (BO:) which was up 3.08% to settle at 1423.50 and ICICI Bank Ltd (BO:) which gained 2.25% to close at 489.45.

The worst performers were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (BO:) which was down 4.23% to 421.80 in late trade, Vedanta Ltd (BO:) which lost 3.39% to settle at 155.50 and Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (BO:) which was down 2.64% to 138.35 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 961 to 582 and 75 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1410 fell and 991 advanced, while 161 ended unchanged.

Shares in ICICI Bank Ltd (NS:) rose to all time highs; gaining 2.39% or 11.45 to 489.45. Shares in ICICI Bank Ltd (BO:) rose to all time highs; up 2.25% or 10.75 to 489.45.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 4.26% to 15.8550.

Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.06% or 0.95 to $1467.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 1.56% or 0.89 to hit $56.26 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 1.49% or 0.93 to trade at $61.36 a barrel.

USD/INR was up 0.29% to 71.248, while EUR/INR rose 0.21% to 78.6570.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 98.067.

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