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Indian shares record gains

Indian shares

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Indian shares jumped on Wednesday due to gains by heavyweight information technology companies.

The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index added 0.51% to close at 15,174.80, while the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex advanced 0.50% to end at 51,279.51.

The bounce back in Asian markets after a two-month low also supported the gains. 


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The Nifty IT index closed 1.67% higher, with Infosys Ltd gaining 1.7% and providing the top boost to the Nifty 50.

The Nifty Auto Index ended up 0.91%, after falling for five straight sessions. The index was supported by data from an industry body that showed India's total passenger vehicle sales and two-wheeler sales for February rose 17.9% and 10.2%, respectively.

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