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Nov 30 (Reuters) - Indian shares rose for a fourth
consecutive session as banks rallied after the central bank
allowed lenders to include old 500 and 1,000 rupee notes as part
of their cash balance, making it easier to meet cash reserve
But indexes still posted their biggest monthly fall since
February as sentiment was dented by fears about the economic
fallout from the country's demonetisation drive and on heavy
The BSE index rose 0.98 percent to 26,652.81, but
was down 4.61 percent this month.
The broader NSE index ended up 1.01 percent at
8,224.50, but fell 4.79 percent for the month.
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(Reporting by Tanvi Mehta in Bengaluru; Editing by Sunil Nair)