MUMBAI, May 2 (Reuters) - Indian shares rose on Thursday to
mark their highest close since February, as interest
rate-sensitive stocks gained on expectations the central bank
will cut interest rates on Friday, while technology shares such
as TCS rose on value buying.
Mortgage lender Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd
provisionally rose 1.7 percent, while Tata Consultancy
Services Ltd was up 3.4 percent.
The BSE index provisionally ended 1.18 percent
higher, closing at its highest since Feb. 4, while the broader
50-share NSE index closed up 1.21 percent, its highest
close since Feb. 1.
(Reporting by Archana Narayanan; Editing by Prateek Chatterjee)