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Sensex sheds 0.4 pct, but gains 2.4 pct on week

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MARKETS-SOUTHASIA-STOCKSThe Sensex ended 35 points lower on Friday on profit-booking ahead of the weekend.

The top benchmark losers included Tata Motors, which slipped 6.2 percent, ICICI Bank, which was down 4.5 percent, and L&T which lost 4 percent.

The BSE Realty Index slipped over 4 percent. Shares in Akruti City fell 27.8 percent and DLF ended 1.3 percent lower.

The Capital Goods Index (down 2.5 percent) and the Bankex (down 1.95 percent) were amongst the other sectoral losers.

Sensex ends flat, inflation heads towards zero

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INDIA STOCKS/CLOSEThe Sensex closed 25 points up on Thursday after paring early gains, as worries about the economy and political uncertainty weighed on investor confidence.

The benchmark gained 1.2 percent in early trade, but lost ground on profit taking and closed at 9,001.

Sensex rises 1.3 pct, Reliance gains

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INDIAThe BSE Sensex ended 1.3 percent higher on Wednesday as a rally in global markets boosted investor sentiments.

After mid day, the benchmark touched an intra-day high of 9,120 – a rise of over 2 percent – but pared gains later to close at 8,976. It was the index’s highest close in a month.

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