BOMBAY -- Bombay stocks rose Friday, with the BSE Sensex climbing 40.25 points, or 0.35%, to close at 11,572.20.

Gainers on the index included

SBI

, up 3.39%,

Hindalco

, up 2.83%, and

HLL

, ahead by 2.14%.

Losers included

Reliance Energy

, which dropped 2.23%,

Tata Motors

(TTM) - Get Report

, down 1.22%, and

NTPC

, off 0.95%.

HT Media

rose 5.7% on the news of a branding tie-up with

Dow Jones'

( DJ)

Wall Street Journal

.

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