Investing.com – India stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in NSE, the gained 0.17%, while the index climbed 0.24%.
The best performers of the session on the were Yes Bank Ltd (NS:), which rose 14.32% or 28.25 points to trade at 215.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Reliance Industries Ltd (NS:) added 1.85% or 22.70 points to end at 1247.45 and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (NS:) was up 1.41% or 26.40 points to 1901.55 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Bharti Infratel Ltd (NS:), which fell 5.38% or 14.90 points to trade at 263.00 at the close. Tata Motors Ltd (NS:) declined 2.61% or 4.70 points to end at 175.40 and UPL Ltd (NS:) was down 1.95% or 14.85 points to 747.35.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Yes Bank Ltd (BO:) which rose 8.39% to 213.85, Reliance Industries Ltd (BO:) which was up 1.61% to settle at 1245.40 and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (BO:) which gained 1.17% to close at 1901.75.
The worst performers were Tata Motors Ltd DVR (BO:) which was down 2.93% to 92.85 in late trade, Tata Motors Ltd (BO:) which lost 2.72% to settle at 175.35 and Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (BO:) which was down 1.92% to 422.50 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1043 to 529 and 67 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1500 fell and 919 advanced, while 146 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 3.59% to 17.4350.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.40% or 5.15 to $1278.85 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March rose 0.13% or 0.07 to hit $52.69 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.08% or 0.05 to trade at $61.09 a barrel.
USD/INR was up 0.07% to 71.225, while EUR/INR fell 0.23% to 80.8155.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.30% at 96.062.
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