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India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.25% By


© Reuters India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.25% – India stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NSE, the fell 0.25%, while the index lost 0.21%.

The best performers of the session on the were Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (NS:), which rose 5.30% or 101.15 points to trade at 2007.95 at the close. Meanwhile, HDFC Bank Ltd (NS:) added 1.42% or 22.20 points to end at 1582.15 and Eicher Motors Ltd. (NS:) was up 1.34% or 38.35 points to 2898.55 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Tata Steel Ltd (NS:), which fell 3.54% or 50.85 points to trade at 1385.90 at the close. Coal India Ltd (NS:) declined 3.45% or 5.60 points to end at 156.70 and Hindalco Industries Ltd. (NS:) was down 2.12% or 10.25 points to 473.05.

BSE Sensex 30’s top performers were Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd., which increased 5.26% to 2006.00 and HDFC Bank Ltd. (BO) that was up 1.51%. Bharti Airtel Ltd. (BO) gained 1.39% to close the session at 728.15.

Tata Steel Ltd.(BO:), which fell 3.57% in late trade to 1385.30, State Bank Of India [BO:] which dropped 2.07% to settle to 454.05, and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (“BO:”) which declined 1.85% to 3830.45 by the close.

The India National Stock Exchange saw falling stocks surpassing advancing stock by 1215 compared to 485. 59 of the trades ended unchanged. On the Bombay Stock Exchange 1982 was the lowest year, and 1141 were the most advanced. 129 closed unchanged.

Bharti Airtel Ltd. shares (BO) reached all-time highs, up 1.39% (10.00 to 728.15).

The implied volatility index of Nifty 50 options was at a 1-month peak with a rise in the. It rose 5.69% to 15.2325.

For December delivery, Gold Futures rose 0.37% to $1763.20 per troy ounce. In commodities trading, crude oil fell 0.39 percent to $72.17 per barrel in October. The November Brent oil contract dropped 0.35 percent to $75.32 per barrel.

USD/INR fell 0.07% at 73.516 while EUR/INR rose 0.07 to 86.6050.

US Dollar Index Futures fell 0.12% to 92.808.

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