India stocks mixed at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.01%
Investing.com – India stocks were mixed after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher while losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NSE, the rose 0.01% to hit a new all time high, while the index lost 0.05%.
The best performers of the session on the were Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (NS:), which rose 6.22% or 48.50 points to trade at 828.35 at the close. Meanwhile, Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (NS:) added 4.97% or 25.40 points to end at 536.65 and State Bank Of India (NS:) was up 4.89% or 14.30 points to 306.80 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd (NS:), which fell 2.79% or 76.65 points to trade at 2670.90 at the close. Bajaj Finance Ltd (NS:) declined 2.76% or 139.30 points to end at 4902.90 and Shree Cements Ltd. (NS:) was down 2.53% or 642.70 points to 24726.40.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (BO:) which rose 6.24% to 828.65, State Bank Of India (BO:) which was up 4.80% to settle at 306.70 and ITC Ltd (BO:) which gained 2.35% to close at 211.25.
The worst performers were Bajaj Finance Ltd (BO:) which was down 3.03% to 4890.20 in late trade, Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd (BO:) which lost 2.76% to settle at 2670.25 and Bajaj Finserv Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.91% to 8795.00 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1115 to 546 and 60 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1762 fell and 1177 advanced, while 138 ended unchanged.
Shares in Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (NS:) rose to 52-week highs; up 6.22% or 48.50 to 828.35. Shares in Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (NS:) rose to all time highs; gaining 4.97% or 25.40 to 536.65. Shares in Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (BO:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 6.24% or 48.65 to 828.65.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 1.95% to 23.2925 a new 1-month high.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.53% or 9.85 to $1854.05 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February rose 0.28% or 0.15 to hit $53.36 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract rose 0.19% or 0.11 to trade at $56.69 a barrel.
USD/INR was down 0.05% to 73.183, while EUR/INR fell 0.27% to 89.1265.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.15% at 90.203.
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