At the close of the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the Nifty 50 index rose 1.17%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index gained 1.20%.
Top Performers on the Nifty 50
The top performers on the Nifty 50 were IndusInd Bank, which rose 4.17% or 47.85 points to trade at 1,195.70 at the close, State Bank of India, which added 4.02% or 23.10 points to end at 597.10, and Hindalco Industries, which was up 2.99% or 12.85 points to 442.40 in late trade.
Worst Performers on the Nifty 50
The worst performers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Cipla, which fell 2.02% or 22.65 points to trade at 1,096.50 at the close, Divi's Laboratories, which declined 1.99% or 69.65 points to end at 3,428.80, and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, which was down 1.43% or 61.85 points to 4,248.60.
Top Performers on the BSE Sensex 30
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were IndusInd Bank, which rose 3.99% to 1,193.30, State Bank of India, which was up 3.97% to settle at 596.75, and Tata Steel, which gained 2.74% to close at 105.00.
Worst Performers on the BSE Sensex 30
The worst performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, which was down 1.49% to 4,247.55 in late trade, Nestle India, which lost 1.24% to settle at 19,896.05, and Kotak Mahindra Bank, which was down 0.45% to 1,811.70 at the close.
Overall Market Performance
On the National Stock Exchange, rising stocks outnumbered declining ones by 1703 to 258, with 33 ending unchanged. On the Bombay Stock Exchange, 2770 rose and 736 declined, while 131 ended unchanged.
Volatility and Commodities
The India VIX, which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 1.41% to 15.93. Gold futures for February delivery rose 0.60% or 10.70 to $1,806.00 per troy ounce. Crude oil for delivery in February rose 2.40% or 1.86 to hit $79.35 per barrel, while the March Brent oil contract was unchanged at $84.50 per barrel.
The USD/INR exchange rate was down 0.15% to 82.65, while the EUR/INR fell 0.07% to 87.80. The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.08% at 104.04.