India stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Capital Goods, IT and Auto sectors led shares higher. At the close in NSE, the S&P CNX Nifty added 0.46%, while the BSE Sensex 30 index climbed 0.38%. The best performers of the session on the S&P CNX Nifty were HCL Technologies Ltd (NSE:HCLT), which rose 3.03% or 28.00 points to trade at 951.35 at the close. Meanwhile, Yes Bank Ltd. (NSE:YESB) added 2.66% or 21.15 points to end at 816.10 and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (NSE:ZEE) was up 2.14% or 8.40 points to 400.50 in late trade. The worst performers of the session were Tata Power Co. Ltd (NSE:TTPW), which fell 3.74% or 2.65 points to trade at 68.30 at the close. Punjab National Bank (NSE:PNBK) declined 2.96% or 4.20 points to end at 137.65 and ITC Ltd (NSE:ITC) was down 2.31% or 7.20 points to 304.00. The top performers on the BSE Sensex 30 were Infosys Ltd (BO:INFY) which rose 2.04% to 1085.20, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (BO:MRTI) which was up 1.87% to settle at 4273.95 and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd. (BO:BHEL) which gained 1.78% to close at 283.20. The worst performers were Tata Power Co. Ltd (BO:TTPW) which was down 3.60% to 68.35 in late trade, ITC Ltd (BO:ITC) which lost 2.35% to settle at 303.95 and State Bank Of India (BO:SBI) which was down 2.18% to 253.70 at the close. Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the India National Stock Exchange by 873 to 571 and 5 ended unchanged; on the Bombay Stock Exchange, 466 rose and 296 declined, while 2 ended unchanged. Shares in Tata Power Co. Ltd (NSE:TTPW) fell to 5-year lows; losing 3.74% or 2.65 to 68.30. Shares in Tata Power Co. Ltd (BO:TTPW) fell to 3-years lows; losing 3.60% or 2.55 to 68.35. Shares in Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. (BO:MRTI) rose to all time highs; gaining 1.87% or 78.30 to 4273.95. The India Vix, which measures the implied volatility of S&P CNX Nifty options, was down 0.24% to 15.8775. Gold for December delivery was down 0.07% or 0.80 to $1095.90 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in September fell 0.42% or 0.20 to hit $47.78 a barrel, while the September Brent oil contract fell 0.34% or 0.18 to trade at $53.12 a barrel. USD/INR was up 0.02% to 63.870, while EUR/INR rose 0.10% to 70.6400. The US Dollar Index was down 0.04% at 96.72.