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Sensex edges higher; finance stocks lead
October 9, 2017 / 6:56 AM / 2 months ago

Sensex edges higher; finance stocks lead

REUTERS - Indian shares closed slightly higher on Monday, led by finance and consumer stocks amid caution ahead of the corporate results season that starts later this week.

A broker reacts while trading at his computer terminal at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai, India, February 26, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files

The broader NSE Nifty ended up 0.09 percent at 9,988.75, while the benchmark BSE Sensex closed 0.1 percent higher at 31,846.89. Both indexes posted two-week closing highs.

The NSE bank index was up 0.26 percent, with IndusInd Bank rising 1.16 percent.

Reporting by Samantha Kareen Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu

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