December 23, 2016 / 7:19 AM / 9 months ago

Sensex, Nifty snap seven sessions of falls

A broker trades on his computer terminal at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai, India, January 20, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files

(Reuters) - The BSE Sensex and Nifty ended slightly higher on Friday, snapping a seven-session losing streak, as auto and financial stocks recovered, but the indexes still posted their biggest weekly fall in five as emerging markets remained under pressure.

The Sensex ended up 0.24 percent at 26,040.70, and posted a weekly fall of 1.69 percent.

The Nifty closed 0.08 percent higher at 7,985.75, but was down 1.89 percent for the week.

Both indexes recorded their biggest weekly fall since the week ended on Nov. 18.

Reporting by Arnab Paul; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu

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