© Reuters. Indian shares fall after close of trade; Nifty 50 down 1.32%
Investing.com – India equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close on the NSE, it fell 1.32%, while the index fell 1.40%.
The biggest winners of the session were: Britannia Industries Ltd (NS: ), which rose 1.26% or 55.75 points to trade at 4,465.45 points at the close. Hero MotoCorp Ltd (NS: ) added 0.86% or 23.50 points to end at 2,770.85 and SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd. (NS: ) was up 0.30% or 3.75 points to 1,273.50 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Tech Mahindra Ltd (NS: ), which lost 3.98% or 42.35 points to trade at 1,022.75 in late trade. Titan Company Ltd (NS: ) declined 2.64% or 68.40 points to end at 2,522.70 and Infosys Ltd (NS: ) declined 2.46% or 38.90 points to 1,540.50.
The top performers on the BSE Sensek 30 were Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. ( BO: ) which rose 0.08% to 1,000.70, NTPC Ltd ( BO: ) which rose 0.06% to 172.05 and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd . (BO:) which lost 0.12% to close at 1,284.55.
The worst performers were Tech Mahindra Ltd (BO: ) which fell 3.98% to 1,022.70 in late trade, Infosis Ltd (BO: ) which lost 2.59% to settle at 1,539.40 and Titan Company Ltd (BO: ) which fell 2.57% to 2,523.35 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones by 1,264 to 634, with 50 unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 2051 declined and 1382 advanced, while 120 ended unchanged on the National Stock Exchange of India.
The index , which measures the implied volatility of Nifti 50 options, rose 6.58% to 13.73.
In commodity trading, gold futures for February delivery fell 1.66% or 30.20 to $1,788.50 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, crude for January delivery rose 0.04% or 0.03 to $77.31 a barrel, while the February Brent crude contract rose 0.13% or 0.11 to $82.81 a barrel. barrel.
USD/INR rose 0.33% to 82.75, while EUR/INR fell 0.22% to 87.90.
US dollar index futures rose 0.42% to 103.85.