FILE PHOTO: A man walks past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, March 6, 2020.
REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File photoBENGALURU (Reuters) - Indian shares closed up on Thursday, boosted by heavyweight financials stocks, with investors eyeing U.S. inflation data to gauge the Federal Reserve’s stance on trimming stimulus measures.
The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index rose 0.65% to 15,737.75 and the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex climbed 0.69% to 52,300.47 at close.
The Nifty PSU Bank Index, which tracks state-run banks, was a top performer among other sub-indexes with a 2.40% gain at close.
Shares of Infosys Ltd, which have risen in five of the last eight trading sessions, rose 0.6%, lifting the Nifty IT index up 0.94%.
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