India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 0.15%
Wednesday, January 15, 2020       19:38 WIB - India stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Banking, Technology and IT sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 declined 0.15%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index declined 0.19%.
The best performers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Yes Bank Ltd (NS: YESB ), which rose 3.50% or 1.35 points to trade at 39.90 at the close. Meanwhile, Hero MotoCorp Ltd (NS: HROM ) added 2.52% or 60.70 points to end at 2472.10 and Tata Motors Ltd (NS: TAMO ) was up 1.97% or 3.85 points to 199.70 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were IndusInd Bank Ltd. (NS: INBK ), which fell 5.58% or 82.65 points to trade at 1399.00 at the close. Wipro Ltd (NS: WIPR ) declined 3.50% or 9.00 points to end at 248.20 and State Bank Of India (NS:SBI) was down 1.22% or 4.00 points to 324.00.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Hero MotoCorp Ltd (BO: HROM ) which rose 2.58% to 2470.95, Titan Company Ltd (BO: TITN ) which was up 1.31% to settle at 1182.10 and Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (BO: MRTI ) which gained 1.27% to close at 7482.75.
The worst performers were IndusInd Bank Ltd. (BO: INBK ) which was down 5.44% to 1400.60 in late trade, Infosys Ltd (BO: INFY ) which lost 1.21% to settle at 765.95 and State Bank Of India (BO:SBI) which was down 1.13% to 324.20 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 931 to 587 and 98 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1430 rose and 988 declined, while 164 ended unchanged.
The India VIX, which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 1.49% to 14.1200.
Gold Futures for February delivery was up 0.51% or 7.85 to $1552.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in February fell 0.21% or 0.12 to hit $58.11 a barrel, while the March Brent oil contract fell 0.17% or 0.11 to trade at $64.38 a barrel.
USD/INR was up 0.04% to 70.865, while EUR/INR rose 0.08% to 78.8835.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 97.125.

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