Investing.com – India stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NSE, the lost 0.11%, while the index lost 0.28%.
The best performers of the session on the were Hindalco Industries Ltd. (NS:), which rose 5.98% or 25.70 points to trade at 455.55 at the close. Meanwhile, Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Ltd. (NS:) added 3.06% or 135.30 points to end at 4,556.70 and Tata Motors Ltd (NS:) was up 2.41% or 10.20 points to 433.70 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (NS:), which fell 3.87% or 175.80 points to trade at 4,363.65 at the close. ITC Ltd (NS:) declined 2.57% or 9.15 points to end at 347.20 and Coal India Ltd (NS:) was down 2.49% or 6.30 points to 246.95.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (BO:) which rose 1.27% to 1,922.70, Tata Steel Ltd (BO:) which was up 1.07% to settle at 108.65 and IndusInd Bank Ltd. (BO:) which gained 1.04% to close at 1,151.60.
The worst performers were Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (BO:) which was down 3.94% to 4,365.75 in late trade, ITC Ltd (BO:) which lost 2.57% to settle at 347.25 and Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (BO:) which was down 1.83% to 2,457.65 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1061 to 844 and 57 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1852 fell and 1653 advanced, while 146 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 3.51% to 14.91.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.68% or 12.05 to $1,757.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in December fell 0.92% or 0.82 to hit $88.14 a barrel, while the January Brent oil contract fell 0.76% or 0.73 to trade at $95.26 a barrel.
USD/INR was up 0.98% to 81.26, while EUR/INR rose 0.38% to 83.63.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.84% at 107.06.