India's BSE snaps 6-day losing streak; telecom, autos gain
MUMBAI Nov 19 (Reuters) - India's benchmark BSE index rose on Monday, rebounding from two-month lows led by gains in telecom stocks such as Bharti Airtel as more brokerages upgraded the stock, while auto stocks such as Maruti Suzuki rose on hopes during the festival season.
Bharti Airtel provisionally rose 3.2 percent, while Maruti Suzuki gained 4.05 percent.
The BSE index provisionally gained 0.27 percent, snapping six previous consecutive sessions of falls that saw the benchmark index retreat a total of 3.1 percent.
However, the 50-share NSE index ended down 0.05 percent. (Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi; Editng by Rafael Nam)
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The BSE Sensex ended up slightly on Monday after rising to a record high for a third consecutive session as strong foreign buying continued to boost domestic-focused shares such as those of HDFC Bank, but momentum waned as exporters slumped on a stronger currency. Full Article