MUMBAI Nov 12 Indian shares provisionally
closed lower on Monday ahead of a two-day trading holiday after
a surprise contraction in industrial production, a fall in
exports, and a higher consumer price index deepened fears about
the Indian economy.
Larsen & Toubro Ltd ended 0.9 percent lower while
cigarette maker ITC Ltd fell 1.35 percent.
However, shares in United Spirits Ltd jumped 34.66
percent after the company agreed to sell a majority stake to
The BSE index provisionally fell 0.07 percent,
while the 50-share NSE index ended down 0.04 percent.
The stock markets will open for a brief session on Tuesday.
(Reporting By Manoj Dharra; Editing by Anupama Dwivedi)