Indian Stocks Close Higher

The Sensex adds 44 points.
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MUMBAI -- Indian stocks gained Wednesday, with the Sensex rising 43.87 points, or 0.33%, to close at 13,469.37.

The gainers on the index were

State Bank of India

, which gained 4.56%,

ICICI Bank

(IBN) - Get Report

, which rose 2.77%, and

Bharti Airtel

, up 1.52%.

Among decliners were

Hindustan Lever

, which dropped 1.86%,

Reliance Energy

, down 1.80%, and

Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

(RDY) - Get Report

, off 1.44%.

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