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Nifty posts biggest weekly gain in six


(Reuters) - Indian rose for a second straight session on Friday amid hopes the ruling (BJP) would win state elections in beginning this weekend, with financials accounting for most of the gains.

The broader NSE closed up 0.97 percent at 10,265.65, rising 1.42 percent this week, its biggest since late October.

The benchmark BSE ended 0.91 percent higher at 33,250.30. The index posted its biggest weekly gain since early November, climbing 1.27 percent this week.

(Reporting by Jessica Kuruthukulangara in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

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First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 15:57 IST