Bombay stocks closed higher Friday.
The BSE Sensex rose 110 to 10,950.
surged 5.7% on the back of buoyant aluminium prices.
The major gainers on the BSE Sensex were
, up 4.1%, and
, up 3.4%. The other gainers were
Larsen & Toubro
Major losers included
, down 1.6%,
, down 0.8%, and
, down 0.6%. Also falling was
Mahindra & Mahindra
gained 0.6% on plans to invest in expansion into South Africa and Europe.
gained 2.4% after launching an asthma medicine.
State Bank of India
gained 0.8% after the union cabinet approved legislation that will allow investors to buy more shares in subsidiaries.
declined 3.1% after 2005 earnings slipped.
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