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India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 1.14%

Investing.com – India stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Metals, Auto and Public Sector

Investing.com – India stocks were lower after the close on Friday, as losses in the Metals, Auto and Public Sector Undertakings sectors led shares lower.

At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 declined 1.14%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index declined 1.15%.

The best performers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Bharti Infratel Ltd (NS:BHRI), which rose 7.55% or 23.10 points to trade at 326.05 at the close. Meanwhile, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (NS:KTKM) added 1.09% or 14.00 points to end at 1299.40 and Lupin Ltd (NS:LUPN) was up 1.45% or 11.95 points to 830.75 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Tata Motors Ltd (NS:TAMO), which fell 17.88% or 32.70 points to trade at 150.70 at the close. Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd (NS:INBF) declined 6.91% or 45.05 points to end at 613.90 and Vedanta Ltd (NS:VDAN) was down 5.41% or 8.85 points to 154.15.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (BO:KTKM) which rose 0.95% to 1295.55, Bharti Airtel Ltd (BO:BRTI) which was up 0.85% to settle at 313.60 and HCL Technologies Ltd (BO:HCLT) which gained 0.46% to close at 1065.90.

The worst performers were Tata Motors Ltd (BO:TAMO) which was down 17.28% to 151.30 in late trade, Tata Motors Ltd DVR (BO:TAMdv) which lost 13.72% to settle at 81.45 and Vedanta Ltd (BO:VDAN) which was down 5.75% to 154.05 at the close.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1074 to 508 and 61 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1524 fell and 917 advanced, while 121 ended unchanged.

Shares in Tata Motors Ltd (NS:TAMO) fell to 5-year lows; falling 17.88% or 32.70 to 150.70. Shares in Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd (NS:INBF) fell to 52-week lows; losing 6.91% or 45.05 to 613.90. Shares in Vedanta Ltd (NS:VDAN) fell to 52-week lows; losing 5.41% or 8.85 to 154.15. Shares in Tata Motors Ltd (BO:TAMO) fell to 5-year lows; down 17.28% or 31.60 to 151.30. Shares in Tata Motors Ltd DVR (BO:TAMdv) fell to 3-years lows; down 13.72% or 12.95 to 81.45. Shares in Vedanta Ltd (BO:VDAN) fell to 52-week lows; down 5.75% or 9.40 to 154.05.

The India VIX, which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 0.86% to 15.5675.

Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.06% or 0.75 to $1314.95 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in March fell 0.19% or 0.10 to hit $52.54 a barrel, while the April Brent oil contract rose 0.24% or 0.15 to trade at $61.78 a barrel.

USD/INR was down 0.14% to 71.213, while EUR/INR fell 0.16% to 80.7450.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.08% at 96.370.