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India stocks higher at close of trade; Nifty 50 up 0.61%

By Administrator_India,

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India stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Capital GoodsReal Estate and Oil & Gas sectors led shares higher.

At the close in NSE, the Nifty 50 gained 0.61%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index climbed 0.66%.

The best performers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Yes Bank Ltd , which rose 6.63% or 2.55 points to trade at 41.00 at the close. Meanwhile, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd added 5.85% or 6.65 points to end at 120.30 and GAIL Ltd  was up 2.82% or 3.55 points to 129.45 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. , which fell 7.21% or 21.65 points to trade at 278.70 at the close. UPL Ltd declined 3.99% or 22.45 points to end at 540.50 and Cipla Ltd. was down 1.40% or 6.60 points to 465.00.

The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Larsen & Toubro Ltd which rose 2.98% to 1332.80, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.  which was up 2.31% to settle at 566.80 and State Bank Of India which gained 2.26% to close at 323.25.

The worst performers were Tech Mahindra Ltd which was down 1.24% to 768.45 in late trade, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd. which lost 0.59% to settle at 2193.45 and Reliance Industries Ltd  which was down 0.40% to 1527.00 at the close.