Investing.com – India stocks were higher after the close on Tuesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in NSE, the rose 0.06%, while the index climbed 0.12%.
The best performers of the session on the were Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (NS:), which rose 2.20% or 9.65 points to trade at 448.20 at the close. Meanwhile, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (NS:) added 2.07% or 39.15 points to end at 1932.70 and Yes Bank Ltd (NS:) was up 2.19% or 4.60 points to 214.45 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Vedanta Ltd (NS:), which fell 6.61% or 14.70 points to trade at 207.40 at the close. Cipla Ltd. (NS:) declined 5.88% or 33.10 points to end at 530.80 and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (NS:) was down 2.94% or 6.85 points to 226.30.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (BO:) which rose 2.22% to 1931.95, Tata Motors Ltd DVR (BO:) which was up 2.11% to settle at 104.15 and Yes Bank Ltd (BO:) which gained 1.95% to close at 214.45.
The worst performers were Vedanta Ltd (BO:) which was down 6.70% to 207.60 in late trade, State Bank Of India (BO:) which lost 2.98% to settle at 286.50 and AXIS Bank Ltd. (BO:) which was down 2.67% to 607.60 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 792 to 791 and 63 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1244 fell and 1233 advanced, while 151 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 5.02% to 18.5050.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.62% or 7.60 to $1237.40 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.41% or 0.26 to hit $62.84 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.49% or 0.36 to trade at $72.81 a barrel.
USD/INR was up 0.21% to 73.015, while EUR/INR fell 0.12% to 83.2685.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.13% at 96.21.
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