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Indian shares fall for second day; ITC, Bharti decline
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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