Sensex gains; banks, tech stocks lead

Sensex gains; banks, tech stocks lead

Last Updated: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 10:28 hrs
Sensex gains 472 pts; posts biggest rise in 3 months

Indian shares posted their biggest daily percentage gain in almost three weeks on Wednesday as private sector banks such as ICICI Bank rose on value-buying, while a weaker rupee bolstered software services exporters such as Infosys.

ICICI Bank provisionally gained 2.1 percent, while Infosys rose 1.1 percent.

The BSE index provisionally gained 0.7 percent, its biggest gain since Nov. 2. The 50-share NSE index advanced 0.8 percent.

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