MARKET EYE-Indian shares up ahead of retail FDI vote

Wed Dec 5, 2012 10:06am IST

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* The BSE index rises 0.5 percent to 19,442.61 and the
NSE index gains 0.38 percent to 5,911.55. 
* Asian shares rose on Wednesday, led by gains in Chinese
equities. However, concerns over whether U.S. lawmakers can
resolve a budget impasse before year-end to avert a possible
economic slump weighed on sentiment.         
* Market mood remains positive ahead of the outcome of the
crucial vote on foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail
in parliament due later in the day. 
* Leading the gains HDFC Bank rises 1.4 percent and
Larsen & Toubro gains 1.1 percent, while Tata Motors
 is up 1.33 percent.

 (manoj.dharra@thomsonreuters.com)
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