August 31, 2017 / 6:42 AM / a month ago

Sensex ends higher ahead of GDP data

A man looks at a screen across the road displaying the Sensex on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai February 6, 2014. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal/Files

(Reuters) - Indian shares ended higher on Thursday, pulling back from losses earlier in the session, as investors awaited GDP data for the April-June quarter due later in the evening.

The benchmark BSE Sensex ended 0.27 percent higher at 31,730.49. The broader NSE Nifty rose 0.34 percent to 9917.90.

The Sensex lost 2.41 percent for the month while the Nifty fell 1.58 percent.

Reporting by Vishal Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier

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