India stocks lower at close of trade; Nifty 50 down 1.69%
Tuesday, September 17, 2019       19:33 WIB - India stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the Auto, Real Estate and Metals sectors led shares lower.
At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 fell 1.69%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index fell 1.73%.
The best performers of the session on the Nifty 50 were GAIL Ltd (NS: GAIL ), which rose 1.85% or 2.40 points to trade at 131.90 at the close. Meanwhile, Titan Company Ltd (NS: TITN ) added 0.98% or 11.20 points to end at 1158.25 and Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (NS:HLL) was up 0.97% or 17.70 points to 1831.20 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Hero MotoCorp Ltd (NS: HROM ), which fell 6.25% or 171.05 points to trade at 2568.95 at the close. Tata Motors Ltd (NS: TAMO ) declined 4.98% or 6.40 points to end at 122.00 and AXIS Bank Ltd (NS: AXBK ) was down 4.68% or 31.40 points to 640.45.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (BO:HLL) which rose 0.84% to 1830.95, Asian Paints Ltd. (BO: ASPN ) which was up 0.59% to settle at 1529.45 and Infosys Ltd (BO: INFY ) which gained 0.44% to close at 831.05.
The worst performers were Hero MotoCorp Ltd (BO: HROM ) which was down 6.19% to 2570.05 in late trade, Tata Motors Ltd (BO: TAMO ) which lost 5.13% to settle at 121.95 and Tata Motors Ltd DVR (BO:TAMdv) which was down 4.66% to 56.25 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 1152 to 411 and 73 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1594 fell and 818 advanced, while 136 ended unchanged.
The India VIX, which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was up 7.12% to 16.0175.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.47% or 7.05 to $1504.45 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 1.55% or 0.97 to hit $61.70 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 1.59% or 1.10 to trade at $67.92 a barrel.
USD/INR was up 0.44% to 71.877, while EUR/INR rose 0.62% to 79.2020.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.01% at 98.167.

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