Indian shares fall for second day; ITC, Bharti decline

MUMBAI Fri Dec 21, 2012 3:39pm IST

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MUMBAI Dec 21 (Reuters) - Indian shares fell for a second consecutive session on Friday as lenders were hit by profit-taking, while Bharti Airtel declined after federal police filed charges as part of a probe into alleged corruption in the allocation of mobile airwaves a decade ago.

ICICI Bank provisionally fell 1.7 percent, while Bharti Airtel ended down 2.7 percent.

The BSE index provisionally fell 1.11 percent, while the 50-share NSE index ended down 1.16 percent. (Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi; Editing by Rafael Nam)

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