Investing.com – India equities were lower at the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors propelled shares lower.
At the close in NSE, the declined 0.07%, while the index fell 0.15%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the were Tata Motors Ltd (NS:), which rose 4.59% or 5.75 points to trade at 131.10 at the close. Larsen & Toubro Ltd (NS:) added 4.39% or 41.65 points to end at 991.40 and Hindalco Industries Ltd. (NS:) was up 4.21% or 7.40 points to 183.20 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NS:), which lost 2.10% or 11.15 points to trade at 521.00 in late trade. Eicher Motors Ltd. (NS:) declined 2.06% or 456.60 points to end at 21660.05 and Bharti Airtel Ltd. (NS:) shed 2.04% or 11.20 points to 536.50.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Larsen & Toubro Ltd (BO:) which rose 4.31% to 990.55, Titan Company Ltd (BO:) which was up 3.62% to settle at 1096.50 and HCL Technologies Ltd (BO:) which gained 1.21% to close at 725.45.
The worst performers were Bharti Airtel Ltd (BO:) which was down 2.35% to 535.65 in late trade, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (BO:) which lost 2.11% to settle at 520.80 and NTPC Ltd (BO:) which was down 1.69% to 87.35 at the close.
Advancing stocks outnumbered falling ones by 970 to 632 and 79 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1485 rose and 1083 declined, while 130 ended unchanged on the India National Stock Exchange.
The , which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 1.33% to 20.5675 a new 3-month low.
In commodities trading, Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.42% or 8.10 to $1940.90 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 0.02% or 0.01 to hit $42.66 a barrel, while the October Brent oil contract fell 0.15% or 0.07 to trade at $45.36 a barrel.
USD/INR was up 0.04% to 74.822, while EUR/INR rose 0.58% to 88.6260.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.39% at 93.045.
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