Markets end higher; airline shares gain

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The BSE Sensex provisionally ended up on Monday, led by gains in export-driven technology shares such as Infosys following weakness in the rupee, while airline shares such as Jet Airways surged on stake sale talks.

Infosys rose 1.6 per cent, Jet Airways rose 9.88 per cent, while SpiceJet gained 13 percent.

The BSE index provisionally ended up 0.17 per cent, while the NSE index also gained 0.17 per cent.

Markets @ 09.00 AM (PTI)

The BSE benchmark Sensex recovered by over 76 points in the opening trade today on fresh buying by funds and retailers after previous session's losses on investor concerns over economic reforms as Parliament was adjourned.

The 30-share barometer, which had shed 10.77 points in the previous session on Friday, rose by 76.08 points, or 0.41 per cent, to 18,582.65, led by gains in stocks of IT, tech, metals and healtchare sectors.

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