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MARKET EYE-Indian shares up; Infosys gains

* The BSE index

gains 0.36 percent, while the 50-share NSE index

adds 0.29 percent. * Select auto stocks rise after posting sturdier September sales than expected. Maruti Suzuki

gains 0.6 percent after saying volumes rose 9.8 percent, while TVS Motor

gains

4.6 percent after sales fell less than expected.

* Infrastructure-related stocks extend recent gains as the end of the monsoon season is expected to revive construction activity and as the government continues its push to revive projects. * India will allow insurance companies to invest in infrastructure projects, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Monday.

* IVRCL

gains 3.3 percent while NCC Limited

rises 3.7 percent. * Cement makers also gain: Ambuja Cements

gains 3.3 percent after earlier hitting a record at 209.70 rupees. * Software services exporters recover from recent falls: Infosys Ltd

gains 3 percent after falling 2.5 percent over the previous four sessions.

(manoj.dharra@thomsonreuters.com)