Indian shares decrease at shut of commerce; Nifty 50 down 1.01%

© Reuters Indian stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 1.01% – India stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and propelled shares lower.

At the close in NSE, the index was down 1.01%, while the index was down 1.06%.

The best performers of the session were Power Grid Corporation Of India Ltd (NS:), which rose 4.89% or 10.00 points to trade at 214.65 at the close. In the meantime, Grasim Industries Ltd (NS:) added 1.66% or 30.00 points to end at 1836.50 Bharti Airtel ltd (NS:) rose 1.66% or 11.70 points to 715.40 at the close.

The worst performers of the session were Bajaj Finserv Ltd (NS:), which fell 4.53% or 818.35 points to trade at 17258.95 at the close. Bajaj car Ltd (NS:) fell 3.73% or 128.05 points to 3308.75 and Divi's Laboratories Ltd. (NS:) fell 3.39% or 151.75 points to 4329.75.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (BO:), which rose 4.86% to 214.60, Bharti Airtel Ltd (BO:), which rose 1.60% and was at leveled at 715.30, and Asian Paints Ltd. (BO: ), which was up 0.81% to close at 3307.70.

The worst performers were Bajaj Finserv Ltd (BO:) down -4.57% to 17260.30 at the close, Infosys Ltd (BO:) down -2.33% to 1824.15 and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (BO:) down 2.25% to 3827.85 at the close.

Rising stocks dominated on the India National Stock Exchange 912 to 899 and 25 ended flat; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1709 rose and 1600 fell while 73 ended flat.

Power Grid Corporation Of India Ltd (NS:) Shares Climb To 3-Year Highs; Gain of 4.89% or 10.00 to 214.65.

The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, fell 0.15% to 17.7900.

Gold futures for February delivery fell 0.29% or 5.35 to $1837.85 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, crude oil for March delivery fell 0.10% or 0.09 to $85.71 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.34% or 0.30 to $88.14 per barrel fell.

USD/INR was up 0.09% to 74.496, while EUR/INR was up 0.14% to 84.5265.

US dollar index futures were up 0.04% to 95.535.

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