MUMBAI, April 18 (Reuters) - Indian shares rose on Thursday
led by gains in rate-sensitive stocks such as HDFC
after exports data raised rate-cut hopes.
The benchmark 10-year bond yields fell to
their lowest since July 28, 2010.
Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd provisionally rose 2.9
percent, while ICICI Bank Ltd ended 2.2 percent
The BSE index provisionally gained 1.36 percent,
marking its highest close since April 2, while the 50-share NSE
index ended up 1.51 percent, marking its highest close
since March 18.
(Reporting by Abhishek Vishnoi; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)