The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building is seen lit up for Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, in Mumbai, India, November 12, 2023.
REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo Acquire Licensing RightsBENGALURU, Nov 30 (Reuters) - Indian blue-chip shares opened higher on Thursday, with the benchmark indexes inching towards new record highs, as bets of U.S. interest rate cuts by March 2024 have triggered foreign inflows ahead of key macroeconomic data.
The NSE Nifty 50 index (.NSEI) rose 0.17% to 20,130.10 points and the S&P BSE Sensex (.BSESN) was up 0.15% at 66,995.97, respectively, as of 9:16 a.m IST.
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