Indian shares edge lower; auto, capital goods hit

MUMBAI Thu Dec 20, 2012 3:42pm IST

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MUMBAI Dec 20 (Reuters) - Indian shares fell on Thursday, led by declines in auto stocks such as Tata Motors which fell on profit booking, while capital goods stocks such as Larsen & Toubro fell on worries of a slowdown in order bookings.

Tata Motors provisionally fell 1.5 percent, while Larsen & Toubro ended 1.1 percent lower.

The BSE index provisionally fell 0.26 percent, while the 50-share NSE index ended down 0.22 percent. (Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi; Editing by Sunil Nair)

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