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 0.70%, while the index added 0.68%.
The best performers of the session on the were Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd (NS:), which rose 14.77% or 65.65 points to trade at 505.25 at the close. Meanwhile, Eicher Motors Ltd. (NS:) added 4.69% or 788.35 points to end at 17587.25 and Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (NS:) was up 3.35% or 198.00 points to 6099.90 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Yes Bank Ltd (NS:), which fell 7.85% or 7.00 points to trade at 82.15 at the close. Cipla Ltd. (NS:) declined 3.57% or 17.95 points to end at 484.50 and Hindalco Industries Ltd. (NS:) was down 2.24% or 4.05 points to 176.20.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (BO:) which rose 3.36% to 6101.20, Bajaj Finance Ltd (BO:) which was up 2.46% to settle at 3418.05 and Vedanta Ltd (BO:) which gained 2.17% to close at 141.55.
The worst performers were Yes Bank Ltd (BO:) which was down 7.91% to 82.10 in late trade, Tech Mahindra Ltd (BO:) which lost 2.50% to settle at 663.65 and Tata Motors Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.53% to 122.05 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1031 to 533 and 67 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1471 rose and 921 declined, while 154 ended unchanged.
Shares in Cipla Ltd. (NS:) fell to 3-years lows; losing 3.57% or 17.95 to 484.50.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 1.54% to 15.8450.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.39% or 5.85 to $1515.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September rose 1.26% or 0.66 to hit $53.20 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract rose 1.38% or 0.79 to trade at $58.17 a barrel.
USD/INR was up 0.45% to 70.724, while EUR/INR rose 0.72% to 79.2675.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.13% at 97.312.
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