MUMBAI Jan 15 Indian shares rose for a second
consecutive session on Tuesday to touch two-year highs as ITC
advanced ahead of its earnings results at the end of the week,
while wireless carriers jumped on speculation about potential
ITC provisionally rose 2.3 percent. The cigarette
maker will post October-December earnings on Friday.
Bharti Airtel gained 5.2 percent, while Idea
Cellular jumped 9.2 percent.
The BSE index provisionally gained 0.42 percent to
its highest close since Jan. 6, 2011. The 50-share NSE index
ended up 0.54 percent.
(Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi; Editing by Rafael Nam)