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Indian shares end higher; banks, oil firms gain

Indian shares end higher; banks, oil firms gainMUMBAI: Indian shares ended higher for a third session on Monday, as lower crude prices and a firmer rupee lifted sentiment, with financial and oil stocks accounting for much of the gains.

The broader NSE index closed 0.79 percent higher at 10,688.65 while the benchmark BSE index rose 0.69 percent to 35,165.48.

HDFC Bank Ltd ended 1.5 percent higher while Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd rose 5.4 percent.

Drugmaker Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, which posted quarterly results on Friday, was the top percentage gainer on the indexes, ending 7.1 percent higher.

Copyright Reuters, 2018

Source: Brecorder

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