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Sensex extends gain to over five-month closing high

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(Reuters) - Indian shares rose for a third straight session on Tuesday and posted their highest close in more than five months, led by financials such as (HDFC) and including Ltd.

The broader gained 0.87 percent to 10,947.25, while the benchmark Sensex rose 0.85 percent to 36,239.62. The index posted its highest close since Feb. 1, while the index marked its highest close since Jan. 29.

climbed 2.9 percent, while rose 2 percent.

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd, which is due to report its quarterly results later in the day, closed 0.4 percent lower.

(Reporting by in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)

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First Published: Tue, July 10 2018. 16:00 IST
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