The best performers of the session on the Nifty 50 were Bharti Infratel Ltd (NS:BHRI), which rose 4.04% or 15.10 points to trade at 389.10 at the close. Meanwhile, Bajaj Auto Ltd (NS:BAJA) added 3.70% or 111.80 points to end at 3137.40 and Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd (NS:INBF) was up 2.78% or 35.15 points to 1301.10 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (NS:ONGC), which fell 0.90% or 1.50 points to trade at 165.25 at the close. Tata Steel Ltd (NS:TISC) declined 0.89% or 6.05 points to end at 672.90 and ITC Ltd (NS:ITC) was down 0.85% or 2.30 points to 267.00.
The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Bajaj Auto Ltd (BO:BAJA) which rose 3.57% to 3129.80, Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (BO:HLL) which was up 2.77% to settle at 1280.00 and Larsen & Toubro Ltd (BO:LART) which gained 2.09% to close at 1237.80.
The worst performers were ITC Ltd (BO:ITC) which was down 0.95% to 266.80 in late trade, Tata Steel Ltd (BO:TISC) which lost 0.92% to settle at 673.05 and Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (BO:ONGC) which was down 0.90% to 165.40 at the close.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 943 to 629 and 15 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 1495 rose and 1062 declined, while 152 ended unchanged.
Shares in Bajaj Auto Ltd (NS:BAJA) rose to all time highs; rising 3.70% or 111.80 to 3137.40. Shares in Bajaj Auto Ltd (BO:BAJA) rose to all time highs; rising 3.57% or 107.75 to 3129.80. Shares in Hindustan Unilever Ltd. (BO:HLL) rose to all time highs; gaining 2.77% or 34.50 to 1280.00.
The India VIX, which measures the implied volatility of Nifty 50 options, was down 2.01% to 11.4425 a new 1-month low.
Gold Futures for December delivery was down 0.47% or 6.22 to $1318.98 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in November fell 0.32% or 0.16 to hit $50.28 a barrel, while the November Brent oil contract fell 0.25% or 0.14 to trade at $55.48 a barrel.
USD/INR was down 0.01% to 64.145, while EUR/INR rose 0.03% to 76.6205.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.03% at 91.68.