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Indian benchmark indices close higher on Thursday

Indian benchmark indices close higher on Thursday

India Blooms News Service | 23 Feb 2017, 10:16 pm
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IBNS): The Indian market closed higher on Thursday with BSE Sensex up 28.26 points at 28892.97 and NSE Nifty up 12.60 points at 8939.50, supported by technology and telecom stocks, media reported.

However, the market could not retain its day's high owing to selling pressure in bank stocks and Reliance Industries as well the with the Febraury F&O ending.

Market breadth remained negative, with 1518 shares declining against 1233 advancing on the BSE.

On Thursday, India's largest telecom Bharti Airtel informed the regulator that it will acquire Telenor India assets, according to media reports. The acquisition is subject to regulatory approvals.

The news sent Bharti shares up 10 per cent intraday.

Indian benchmark indices close higher on Thursday

India Blooms News Service
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