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MARKETS ON MONDAY: Indices end higher for eighth session, Infosys down 3%

Benchmark indices recovered lost ground to end higher for eighth straight session, their longest gaining run so far this year.

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Meanwhile, in economic data, March wholesale price inflation (WPI) came in at 2.47 per cent on Monday versus 2.48 per cent month-on-month, data showed. 

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MARKETS ON MONDAY: Indices end higher for eighth session, Infosys down 3%

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MARKETS ON MONDAY: Indices end higher for eighth session, Infosys down 3%

Benchmark indices recovered lost ground to end higher for eighth straight session, their longest gaining run so far this year.

Meanwhile, in economic data, March wholesale price inflation (WPI) came in at 2.47 per cent on Monday versus 2.48 per cent month-on-month, data showed. 

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