Indian shares rise as banking stocks shine

Bengaluru - Global equity markets have scaled record highs in recent days on bets that Covid vaccines would start to reduce the infection rates worldwide.



By Reuters

Published: Mon 25 Jan 2021, 8:28 AM

Indian shares rose on Monday after ending the previous session lower, boosted by gains in banking and finance stocks in an upbeat Asian market.

Global equity markets have scaled record highs in recent days on bets that Covid vaccines would start to reduce the infection rates worldwide and on a stronger US economic recovery under President Joe Biden.

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