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The benchmark BSE index up 0.39 percent and the broader NSE index gains 0.35 percent as metals and banking stocks were leading the gains on value-buying. However, gains were limited after third biggest software services firm Wipro fell 5.4 percent after the company's IT revenue guidance was seen below estimates.
India's benchmark 10-year bond yield up 3 basis points 8.88 percent, ahead of details of this week's debt sale due to be announced post market hours.
The Indian rupee trading weaker at 60.34/35 versus the Thursday's close of 60.29/30, in cautious trading as several markets remained closed for the Easter holiday.
The benchmark five-year rate up 1 basis point at 8.45 percent, and the one-year rate unchanged at 8.58 percent.
India's cash rate little changed at 8.25/8.30 versus its Thursday's close of 8.20/8.30 percent.
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