Markets close up 1.7% led by financials, metals

Markets close up 1.7% led by financials, metals

Mumbai: Indian shares closed 1.7% higher on Monday, led by financials and metal producers, as world stocks rallied after China allowed more currency flexibility.

The 30-share BSE index 1.7%, or 305.73 points, at 17,863.15, with 22 components gaining.

The 50-share NSE index closed up 1.7% at 5,353.50 points.

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