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 gained 0.36%, while the index added 0.19%.
The best performers of the session on the were Adani Enterprises Ltd (NS:), which rose 6.76% or 242.85 points to trade at 3,833.25 at the close. Meanwhile, Hindalco Industries Ltd. (NS:) added 4.92% or 20.20 points to end at 430.55 and Bajaj Finserv Ltd (NS:) was up 4.48% or 77.20 points to 1,800.70 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Hero MotoCorp Ltd (NS:), which fell 1.83% or 48.35 points to trade at 2,598.00 at the close. Cipla Ltd. (NS:) declined 1.46% or 17.00 points to end at 1,146.10 and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (NS:) was down 1.41% or 64.80 points to 4,525.10.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Bajaj Finserv Ltd (BO:) which rose 4.55% to 1,801.70, UltraTech Cement Ltd (BO:) which was up 2.50% to settle at 6,895.55 and Tata Steel Ltd (BO:) which gained 2.50% to close at 104.75.
The worst performers were Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.49% to 4,524.15 in late trade, Infosys Ltd (BO:) which lost 1.08% to settle at 1,513.90 and Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (BO:) which was down 1.03% to 2,520.15 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1074 to 787 and 59 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1941 rose and 1357 declined, while 132 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 1.80% to 15.65 a new 6-months low.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 1.31% or 21.35 to $1,652.25 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December rose 3.24% or 2.86 to hit $91.03 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract rose 2.79% or 2.64 to trade at $97.31 a barrel.
USD/INR was down 0.45% to 82.36, while EUR/INR fell 0.06% to 80.62.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.42% at 112.33.
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