Sensex rises for 2nd day; tech, bank shares lead

Last Updated: Thu, Nov 22, 2012 10:49 hrs

Indian stock indexes edged higher on Thursday, turning flat to slightly positive for the month, as weaker rupee boosted IT shares such as Infosys, while banking stocks such as SBI rose on the first day of the winter session of parliament.

Infosys provisionally rose 1.4 percent, while State Bank of India gained 1.8 percent.

The BSE index provisionally gained 0.26 percent, while the 50-share NSE index ended up 0.23 percent.

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