June 11, 2018 / 6:51 AM / 13 days ago

Sensex rises; Bharti Airtel leads gains

(Reuters) - Indian shares rose for a third session in four on Monday, led by Bharti Airtel Ltd, as investor sentiment was lifted by gains in Asian stocks ahead of a summit between the United States and North Korea that seeks to ease regional tensions.

A broker laughs while speaking to a colleague, as they trade on their computer terminals at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai, March 4, 2015. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files

The broader NSE Nifty ended 0.18 percent higher at 10,786.95, while the benchmark BSE Sensex closed up 0.11 percent higher at 35,483.47.

Bharti Airtel ended up 3 percent, after falling for five out of the last eight sessions.

Reporting by Jessica Kuruthukulangara in Bengaluru; Editing by Biju Dwarakanath

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