BRIEF-India's ICICI Bank says PhonePe following restrictive practice on payments
* ICICI Bank says PhonePe following restrictive practice of allowing only users of its own UPI handle to make payments on its app
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 rupees.
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)
Karachi, Jan 19 Pakistan's foreign exchange reserves increase $51 million to $23,191.5 million in the week ending Jan 13, compared to $23,200.2 million the previous week, central bank said on Thursday. RESERVES Week ending Previous Week Change/pct ($ billions) Jan 13 Held by the State $18,361.0 $18,309.7 mln 0.2 Bank of Pakistan mln Held by $4,830.5 mln $4,890.5 mln -1.2 commerc
* Indexes up: Dow 0.05 pct, S&P 0.08 pct, Nasdaq 0.21 pct (Updates to open)