Sensex ends higher; IT stocks surge

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 16:07 hrs

REUTERS - Indian shares ended higher on Thursday, driven by gains in IT stocks after Tata Consultancy Services said its board would consider a share buyback plan next week.

The benchmark BSE Sensex closed 0.52 percent up at 28,301.27. The broader Nifty rose 0.61 percent to 8,778.

Infosys ended 3 percent higher. Sun Pharmaceutical industries gained 4.2 percent.

(Reporting by Tanvi Mehta in Bengaluru; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)

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