MUMBAI Nov 5 Indian shares edged up on Monday,
led by gains in defensive stocks such as ITC and Dr.
Reddy's Laboratories, while auto stocks such as Bajaj
Auto fell on profit-taking, reversing October sales
ITC provisionally rose 1.75 percent while Dr. Reddy's
Laboratories gained 1.3 percent.
Bajaj Auto ended 2.3 percent lower, while Mahindra &
Mahindra fell 0.7 percent.
The BSE index provisionally gained 0.04 percent,
while the 50-share NSE index ended up 0.08 percent.
(Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)