India's BSE index gains; banks, tech stocks lead

MUMBAI Wed Nov 21, 2012 3:37pm IST

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MUMBAI Nov 21 (Reuters) - Indian shares posted their biggest daily percentage gain in almost three weeks on Wednesday as private sector banks such as ICICI Bank rose on value-buying, while a weaker rupee bolstered software services exporters such as Infosys.

ICICI Bank provisionally gained 2.1 percent, while Infosys rose 1.1 percent.

The BSE index provisionally gained 0.7 percent, its biggest gain since Nov. 2. The 50-share NSE index advanced 0.8 percent. (Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi; Editing by Rafael Nam)

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