Sensex gains; blue-chip earnings cheer

Last Updated: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 10:26 hrs

Indian shares rose on Monday to close near their highest in a month, led by gains in consumer goods manufacturer Hindustan Unilever, which posted a better-than-expected quarterly net profit and Hero MotoCorp, which also rose after a profit beat.

Hindustan Unilever Ltd provisionally rose 7.11 percent, while Hero MotoCorp Ltd ended 2.7 percent higher.

The BSE index provisionally gained 0.42 percent, while the 50-share NSE index ended up 0.56 percent.

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