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Market choppy on profit booking

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The Sensex closed marginally lower after a choppy session on Tuesday, as investors booked profits after the market rose over 10 percent in the previous two sessions.INDIA-STOCKS/6PCT

The benchmark closed 3.6 points down at 12,131.08, while the Nifty ended 0.2 percent higher at 3,661.90.

Wipro, India’s No. 3 software services exporter, said it had won an outsourcing contract from telecoms firm Unitech Wireless. Shares in Wipro ended 1 percent higher at 368.40 rupees.

The Sensex fall was led by HDFC, Infosys, ITC and Reliance Industries.

Share in Larsen & Toubro closed 2.7 percent higher. L&T and the defence and security division of EADS are in talks to form a joint venture to make defence electronics in India.

Sensex gains 1.5 pct; Maruti net drops

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The Sensex ended the week on a positive note, closing 1.7 percent higher, as increased investor confidence helped boost sentiment.

The benchmark closed 194.06 points higher at 11,329.05 while the Nifty ended 1.6 percent higher at 3480.75.

Sensex rises amid choppy trade

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The Sensex seesawed in early trade today but managed to close 0.57 percent higher, tracking gains in Asian and European markets.

The benchmark closed 61 points up at 10,803.86, with investors locking in gains ahead of the earnings season and national elections.MARKETS SOUTHASIA STOCKS

Sensex pares early losses to climb 1.97 pct

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The Sensex closed nearly 2 percent higher after being down more than 3 percent in early trade.

The benchmark closed 207 points higher at 10,742.34, as short coverings and positive sentiments erased morning losses.

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