Indian shares climb for third day as metals gain

By Reuters10 days ago


BENGALURU, April 8 (Reuters) - Indian shares were set to gain for a third straight session on Thursday, as metals stocks led a broad-based advance, while a dovish outlook from the U.S. central bank kept investor sentiment upbeat globally.

The NSE Nifty 50 index .NSEI rose 0.38% to 14,875.65, while the S&P BSE Sensex .BSESN was up 0.45% at 49,885.26 by 0354 GMT.

The Nifty metals index .NIFTYMET climbed 1.66%, the most among 14 sectoral indexes, which were all also higher.

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