MUMBAI Aug 29 Indian shares rose nearly 2
percent as blue chip shares including HDFC surged tracking a
rebound in the rupee from a record low in the previous
session, after the central bank's move to provide dollars
directly to oil companies.
Mortgage lender Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd
provisionally rose 5.7 percent, while software
exporter Tata Consultancy Services Ltd ended 1.2
percent higher after earlier making its all-time high at 1,970
The benchmark BSE index provisionally rose 1.7
percent, while the broader NSE index ended 1.8 percent
higher after earlier rising as much as 2.7 percent.
(Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi; Editing by Sunil Nair)