Indian shares rose for a second straight session on Wednesday, the first back-to-back gains since the government's shock move to withdraw high-value banknotes from circulation, as Larsen & Toubro Ltd rallied on upbeat quarterly results while drug makers gained after the rupee weakened.The 30-stock BSE index closed up 0.35 percent at 26,051.81, while the broader NSE index ended 0.39 percent higher at 8,033.30.
Larsen & Toubro gained 2.1 percent.
(Reporting by Arnab Paul in Bengaluru; Editing by Subhranshu Sahu)
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Updated Date: Nov 23, 2016 15:59:38 IST