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India stocks higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.97%

Stock MarketsOct 14, 2021 06:45AM ET
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© Reuters. India stocks higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.97% – India stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Banking, Public Sector Undertakings and Metals sectors led shares higher.

At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 rose 0.97% to hit a new all time high, while the BSE Sensex 30 index climbed 0.94%.

The best performers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (NS:APSE), which rose 7.09% or 53.80 points to trade at 812.80 at the close. Meanwhile, Wipro Ltd (NS:WIPR) added 5.30% or 35.65 points to end at 708.25 and Grasim Industries Ltd (NS:GRAS) was up 4.50% or 75.45 points to 1752.50 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Coal India Ltd (NS:COAL), which fell 3.29% or 6.25 points to trade at 183.80 at the close. Tata Motors Ltd (NS:TAMO) declined 1.83% or 9.30 points to end at 497.60 and Eicher Motors Ltd. (NS:EICH) was down 1.81% or 52.55 points to 2853.20.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were ITC Ltd (BO:ITC) which rose 2.89% to 256.55, HDFC Bank Ltd (BO:HDBK) which was up 2.86% to settle at 1685.90 and Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (BO:PGRD) which gained 2.51% to close at 204.50.

The worst performers were Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (BO:TCS) which was down 1.22% to 3611.30 in late trade, HCL Technologies Ltd (BO:HCLT) which lost 1.17% to settle at 1250.90 and Bajaj Finance Ltd (BO:BJFN) which was down 0.85% to 7860.00 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 925 to 794 and 54 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1598 fell and 1585 advanced, while 117 ended unchanged.

Shares in Wipro Ltd (NS:WIPR) rose to all time highs; rising 5.30% or 35.65 to 708.25. Shares in Grasim Industries Ltd (NS:GRAS) rose to all time highs; rising 4.50% or 75.45 to 1752.50. Shares in ITC Ltd (BO:ITC) rose to 52-week highs; up 2.89% or 7.20 to 256.55. Shares in HDFC Bank Ltd (BO:HDBK) rose to 3-years highs; gaining 2.86% or 46.85 to 1685.90. Shares in Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (BO:PGRD) rose to 52-week highs; rising 2.51% or 5.00 to 204.50.

The India VIX, which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 2.07% to 15.7675.

Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.30% or 5.35 to $1800.05 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November rose 1.26% or 1.01 to hit $81.45 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract rose 1.32% or 1.10 to trade at $84.28 a barrel.

USD/INR was down 0.00% to 75.286, while EUR/INR rose 0.13% to 87.3885.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.24% at 93.858.

India stocks higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.97%

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