August 18, 2017 / 7:01 AM / 4 months ago

Sensex ends lower but posts weekly gain

REUTERS - Indian shares fell on Friday led by Infosys Ltd that plunged after the resignation of Chief Executive Vishal Sikka heightened uncertainty about the IT services provider’s future.

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

However, the BSE and NSE indexes still posted their biggest weekly gain in five.

The benchmark BSE Sensex closed down 0.85 percent at 31,524.68, but gained nearly 1 percent in the week.

The broader NSE Nifty ended 0.67 percent lower at 9,837.40, but rose 1.3 percent for the week .

Infosys shares closed down 9.6 percent, their biggest daily fall in more than four years.

Reporting by Tanvi Mehta in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier

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