Indian shares gain on 1st day of new fiscal yr; Infosys, L&T lead

Mon Apr 1, 2013 6:06am EDT

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MUMBAI, April 1 (Reuters) - Indian shares provisionally
gained on Monday, the first trading session  of a new fiscal
year, as Infosys gained on optimism about its fourth quarter
earnings, while Larsen & Toubro gained after winning a $1
billion power plant order. 
    Infosys Ltd gained 1.7 percent ahead of its
January-March results due on April 12. Larsen & Toubro Ltd
 rose 2.2 percent after announcing winning a 56.89
billion rupees ($1.05 billion) order.
    The BSE index provisionally gained 0.05 percent,
while the 50-share NSE index ended up 0.38 percent.  
($1 = 54.3500 Indian rupees)

 (Reporting by Manoj Dharra; Editing by Rafael Nam)
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