MUMBAI Jan 3 Indian shares edged higher on
Thursday for a third consecutive session of gains, as technology
stocks, such as Infosys, advanced on expectations for
better-than-expected quarterly earnings results.
Infosys Ltd provisionally rose 1.6 percent, while
Tata Consultancy Services Ltd gained 1.55 percent.
Software services exporters will start reporting
October-December earnings results next week.
The BSE index provisionally gained 0.2 percent,
while the 50-share NSE index also rose 0.2 percent,
closing above the psychologically key level of 6,000 points.
(Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi; Editing by Rafael Nam)