Stocks | Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:55am IST

MARKET EYE-Indian shares edge lower; banks down, tech up

* The BSE index is down 0.14 percent and the NSE index
 falls 0.16 percent.  
* Banks such as HDFC Bank falls on profit-taking after
recent gains as optimism surrounding the passing of a banking
bill began to fade.
* HDFC Bank falls 0.8 percent while State Bank of India 
is down 0.6 percent.
* India's upper house of parliament will consider amendments to
the banking bill on Thursday afternoon.
* However, stocks such as Infosys gains 0.4 percent, up for a
second day after recent losses were seen as overdone 

 (abhishek.vishnoi@thomsonreuters.com /;
abhishek.vishnoi.reuters.com@reuters.net)

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