March 13, 2017 / 2:12 AM / 8 months ago

Indian markets closed for Holi

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian stocks, bonds and currency markets will be closed on Monday for the Hindu festival Holi. Trading will resume on Tuesday.

Women smear each other's faces with colours during the celebrations of Holi, the festival of colours, in Chandigarh, India, March 12, 2017. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Nifty rose 0.08 percent to 8,934.55 on Friday, while Sensex gained 0.06 percent to 28,946.23.

The benchmark 10-year bond yield rose 5 basis points to 6.90 percent from its previous close. The rupee strengthened to 66.60/66.61 per dollar, the highest since Nov. 9, from its previous close of 6.7125/66.7225.

Reporting by Mumbai markets team

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