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Markets trim gains to end 0.7% up

Markets trim gains to end 0.7% up
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First Published: Mon, Feb 28 2011. 03 16 PM IST
Updated: Mon, Feb 28 2011. 03 16 PM IST
Mumbai: Shares provisionally rose 0.7% on Monday, after the annual budget announced incentives for private investment in infrastructure.
Shares in cigarette maker ITC led the gains, rising a provisional 8.55% after there was no increase in taxes on tobacco.
The 30-share BSE index provisionally ended up 0.74%, or 131.21 points, at 17,832.12. The 50-share NSE index provisionally closed up 0.58 percent at 5,334.20 points.
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First Published: Mon, Feb 28 2011. 03 16 PM IST
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