© Reuters. India Indices Close Higher; Nifty 50 up 0.19%
Investing.com – The Indian Stock Exchange closed higher on Friday; gains in, and sectors drove indices higher. At the close of the NSE, the index was up 0.19% to hit a new all-time high, while the index was up 0.23%. The best performers of the session on the was State Bank Of India (NS :), which rose 10.70% or 38.00 points to trade at 393.10 at the close. Meanwhile, Tata Steel Ltd (NS :), advanced 4.44%, or 29.10 points, to close at 685.05, and Divi’s Laboratories Ltd. (NS :), which rose 3.90%, 143, 55 points, until dismissing the session at 3822.45. The worst performer of the session was AXIS Bank Ltd (NS :), which fell 3.27%, or 24.30 points, to trade at 719.60 at the close. Bharti Airtel Ltd. (NS :), fell 3.25%, 19.50 points, to close at 581.10 and Tata Motors Ltd (NS 🙂 fell 3.14%, 10.25 points, ending at 315.90. Top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were State Bank Of India (BO 🙂 which rose 10.69% to 393.05, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. (BO 🙂 which rose 4.07% to 1989, 00 and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (BO 🙂 which gained 2.92% to close at 4802.00. The worst performers were Bharti Airtel Ltd (BO :), which fell 3.18% to 581.25 in the last session, AXIS Bank Ltd. (BO 🙂 which lost 2.83% to settle at 723.00 e ICICI Bank Ltd (BO 🙂 which was down 2.06% to 614.60 at the close. The declining shares outnumbered those advancing on the Indian National Stock Exchange by 997 to 646 and 50 ended unchanged; On the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1604 fell and 1263 advanced, while 143 ended unchanged. State Bank Of India (NS 🙂 shares rose to record highs; gaining 10.70% or 38.00 to 393.10. State Bank Of India (BO 🙂 shares rose to all-time highs; up to 10.69% or 37.95 to 393.05. The, which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 1.27% to 23.4150. Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.95% or 17.00 to $ 1808.20 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in the commodities trade, crude oil for March delivery rose 1.01% or 0.57 to $ 56.80 a barrel, while April’s Brent oil contract was up 0.76% or 0.45 to trade at $ 59.45 a barrel. USD / INR was down 0.10% to 72.880, while EUR / INR was up 0.04% to 87.2955. The US dollar futures index was down 0.14% to 91.422.