The best performers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (NS:REDY), which rose 2.89% or 63.40 points to trade at 2256.30 at the close. Meanwhile, Cipla Ltd. (NS:CIPL) added 2.62% or 14.85 points to end at 582.10 and Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (NS:TCS) was up 2.41% or 43.00 points to 1824.10 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Tata Steel Ltd (NS:TISC), which fell 2.14% or 12.40 points to trade at 567.60 at the close. Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (NS:APSE) declined 1.21% or 4.70 points to end at 382.85 and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (NS:ZEE) was down 1.30% or 7.35 points to 557.10.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Ltd (BO:REDY) which rose 2.82% to 2252.00, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (BO:TCS) which was up 2.43% to settle at 1824.20 and State Bank Of India (BO:SBI) which gained 1.70% to close at 287.65.
The worst performers were Tata Steel Ltd (BO:TISC) which was down 2.12% to 567.50 in late trade, Adani Port and Special Economic Zone Ltd (BO:APSE) which lost 1.48% to settle at 382.15 and Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (BO:HLL) which was down 1.31% to 1619.00 at the close.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 859 to 738 and 58 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1349 fell and 1243 advanced, while 149 ended unchanged.
Shares in Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (NS:TCS) rose to all time highs; up 2.41% or 43.00 to 1824.10. Shares in Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. (BO:TCS) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 2.43% or 43.20 to 1824.20.
The India VIX, which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 0.75% to 12.6350 a new 1-month low.
Gold Futures for August delivery was down 0.10% or 1.30 to $1298.10 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July fell 0.29% or 0.19 to hit $66.17 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 0.08% or 0.06 to trade at $75.94 a barrel.
USD/INR was unchanged 0.00% to 67.605, while EUR/INR rose 0.39% to 79.5592.
The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.05% at 93.78.