Sensex rises, ICICI Bank leads gains | Reuters

Indian shares ended higher on Thursday as bank stocks climbed on a government move to tackle surging bad loans, while ICICI Bank (ICBK.NS) rallied 9 percent after it said additions to non-performing loans would be lower this year.

The broader NSE Nifty closed up 0.51 percent, ending at a record closing high of 9,359.90, while the benchmark BSE Sensex ended 0.77 percent higher at 30,126.21.

(Reporting by Samantha Kareen Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Sunil Nair)

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Updated Date: May 04, 2017 15:51 PM

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