Money on the markets
A maturing market amid the mayhem
Shares in Mahindra & Mahindra ended 6.1 percent higher at 971 in a market that ended 1.2 percent up. Trade in the counter stood at 0.4 million shares.
The other gainers in this sector included Tata Motor (up 4 percent), Bharat Forge (up 5.8 percent) and Escorts (up 4.5 percent).
Data showed car sales in India increased an annual 21 percent in September for their eighth straight rise, aided by festival spending and easier availability of loans.