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 1.34% to hit a new 3-months high, while the index climbed 1.31%.
The best performers of the session on the were Bharti Infratel Ltd (NS:), which rose 7.37% or 17.10 points to trade at 250.15 at the close. Meanwhile, Bharti Airtel Ltd. (NS:) added 8.13% or 34.20 points to end at 451.40 and Tata Steel Ltd (NS:) was up 5.25% or 21.00 points to 419.50 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (NS:), which fell 5.33% or 19.10 points to trade at 343.80 at the close. Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (NS:) declined 2.28% or 3.05 points to end at 130.95 and Yes Bank Ltd (NS:) was down 1.39% or 0.90 points to 63.75.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Bharti Airtel Ltd (BO:) which rose 7.20% to 451.30, Tata Steel Ltd (BO:) which was up 4.99% to settle at 419.55 and IndusInd Bank Ltd. (BO:) which gained 3.49% to close at 1497.20.
The worst performers were Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (BO:) which was down 2.17% to 130.90 in late trade, Yes Bank Ltd (BO:) which lost 1.70% to settle at 63.70 and ITC Ltd (BO:) which was up 0.06% to 247.80 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 960 to 619 and 73 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1340 rose and 1045 declined, while 189 ended unchanged.
Shares in Bharti Airtel Ltd. (NS:) rose to 52-week highs; rising 8.13% or 34.20 to 451.40. Shares in Bharti Airtel Ltd (BO:) rose to 52-week highs; up 7.20% or 30.30 to 451.30.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 0.87% to 15.0025.
Gold Futures for February delivery was down 0.34% or 5.05 to $1465.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in January rose 0.02% or 0.01 to hit $57.78 a barrel, while the February Brent oil contract rose 0.02% or 0.01 to trade at $62.38 a barrel.
USD/INR was down 0.10% to 71.715, while EUR/INR fell 0.14% to 78.9940.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.02% at 98.197.
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