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 rose 0.65% to hit a new 3-months high, while the index added 0.63%.
The best performers of the session on the were Yes Bank Ltd (NS:), which rose 8.44% or 4.00 points to trade at 51.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Coal India Ltd (NS:) added 3.28% or 6.55 points to end at 205.95 and Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (NS:) was up 3.07% or 12.55 points to 421.70 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (NS:), which fell 5.39% or 14.25 points to trade at 250.20 at the close. Tata Motors Ltd (NS:) declined 1.90% or 2.65 points to end at 136.85 and Eicher Motors Ltd. (NS:) was down 1.05% or 215.95 points to 20275.90.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Yes Bank Ltd (BO:) which rose 8.44% to 51.40, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (BO:) which was up 2.74% to settle at 7318.15 and Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (BO:) which gained 2.45% to close at 202.55.
The worst performers were Tata Motors Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.05% to 136.70 in late trade, Tata Motors Ltd DVR (BO:) which lost 0.89% to settle at 61.40 and Bajaj Auto Ltd (BO:) which was down 0.69% to 3088.80 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 0 to 0; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 0 fell and 0 advanced.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 0.31% to 15.9275.
Gold Futures for December delivery was up 0.04% or 0.55 to $1494.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.74% or 0.40 to hit $53.47 a barrel, while the December Brent oil contract fell 1.04% or 0.62 to trade at $58.80 a barrel.
USD/INR was down 0.37% to 70.817, while EUR/INR fell 0.19% to 79.0710.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.05% at 96.958.
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