© Reuters. India stocks mixed at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.07%

Investing.com – India stocks were mixed after the close on Thursday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NSE, the gained 0.07%, while the index declined 0.04%.

The best performers of the session on the were Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd (NS:), which rose 11.86% or 73.65 points to trade at 694.30 at the close. Meanwhile, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (NS:) added 2.95% or 10.10 points to end at 352.60 and Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. (NS:) was up 1.81% or 6.90 points to 388.80 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Yes Bank Ltd (NS:), which fell 13.47% or 18.15 points to trade at 117.10 at the close. IndusInd Bank Ltd. (NS:) declined 4.62% or 72.50 points to end at 1488.85 and UPL Ltd (NS:) was down 1.70% or 17.40 points to 1005.00.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (BO:) which rose 1.54% to 193.95, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (BO:) which was up 1.33% to settle at 1502.45 and Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (BO:) which gained 1.33% to close at 640.90.

The worst performers were Yes Bank Ltd (BO:) which was down 12.96% to 117.20 in late trade, IndusInd Bank Ltd. (BO:) which lost 4.96% to settle at 1490.05 and Infosys Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.49% to 742.70 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1074 to 503 and 60 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1559 fell and 880 advanced, while 149 ended unchanged.

Shares in Yes Bank Ltd (NS:) fell to 3-years lows; falling 13.47% or 18.15 to 117.10. Shares in Yes Bank Ltd (BO:) fell to 3-years lows; down 12.96% or 17.45 to 117.20.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 3.27% to 13.6600 a new 6-months low.

Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.21% or 2.85 to $1339.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 2.99% or 1.53 to hit $52.67 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 3.44% or 2.06 to trade at $62.03 a barrel.

USD/INR was down 0.23% to 69.550, while EUR/INR rose 0.26% to 78.5045.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.00% at 96.968.

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