Investing.com – India stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in NSE, the added 3.69% to hit a new all time high, while the index climbed 3.75%.
The best performers of the session on the were Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd (NS:), which rose 10.62% or 76.80 points to trade at 814.55 at the close. Meanwhile, Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (NS:) added 10.99% or 40.35 points to end at 400.10 and IndusInd Bank Ltd. (NS:) was up 8.77% or 120.45 points to 1494.65 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (NS:), which fell 5.50% or 151.00 points to trade at 2589.40 at the close. Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (NS:) declined 3.00% or 11.15 points to end at 362.50 and Bajaj Auto Ltd (NS:) was down 0.82% or 25.05 points to 3006.30.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were IndusInd Bank Ltd. (BO:) which rose 8.64% to 1492.60, State Bank Of India (BO:) which was up 8.04% to settle at 344.60 and Tata Motors Ltd (BO:) which gained 7.53% to close at 190.00.
The worst performers were Bajaj Auto Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.18% to 3005.85 in late trade, Infosys Ltd (BO:) which lost 0.19% to settle at 722.40 and Coal India Ltd (BO:) which was up 0.78% to 238.25 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1370 to 232 and 49 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1957 rose and 595 declined, while 156 ended unchanged.
Shares in Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (NS:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 10.99% or 40.35 to 400.10. Shares in State Bank Of India (BO:) rose to 5-year highs; gaining 8.04% or 25.65 to 344.60.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 15.67% to 23.6750.
Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.03% or 0.35 to $1275.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 0.22% or 0.14 to hit $63.06 a barrel, while the July Brent oil contract rose 0.40% or 0.29 to trade at $72.50 a barrel.
USD/INR was down 0.92% to 69.698, while EUR/INR fell 0.83% to 77.7545.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 97.810.
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