Indian Stocks End Higher

The Sensex gains 116 points.
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MUMBAI -- Indian stocks rose Monday, as the Sensex index gained 116.09 points, or 0.87%, to close at 13,399.

The gainers on the index were

NTPC

, which gained 5.67%,

HDFC

, which rose 4.02%,

Bharti

, up 3.88% and

Tata Motors

(TTM) - Get Report

gained 1.9%.

Among decliners were

Hero Honda

, which dropped 1.43%,

Hindalco

, down 1.11%, and

Tata Steel

, off 1.07%.

Grasim Industries

inked a memorandum of understanding with the Orissa government to set up a cement facility in the state with Rs 12 billion. Shares of Grasim rose 0.38%.

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