October 10, 2016 / 6:51 AM / 10 months ago

Sensex, Nifty post first gain in four sessions

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

REUTERS - Indian shares closed slightly higher on Monday after three consecutive sessions of falls as investors saw less chance of Republican nominee Donald Trump winning next month's U.S. presidential election after a debate against Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

Nifty ended up 0.13 percent at 8,708.80 after falling 0.82 percent in the past three sessions, while Sensex closed 0.08 percent higher at 28,082.34.

Indian financial markets will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday for public holidays.

Reporting by Aastha Agnihotri in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu

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