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The BSE index and the 50-share NSE index gained 0.73 percent each, led by gains in banking shares. Banks' gains were led by private sector lenders on expectations their July-September earnings will prove more resilient than their public sector counterparts.



India's benchmark 10-year bond yield

flat at 8.15 percent. IMF cuts India's growth forecast to 4.9 percent this year, down from 6.1 percent in July, and says the central bank should hold rates unless inflation experiences a sustained fall.

RUPEE -------------- USD/INR

falls to 52.42/43 versus its previous close of 52.64/65, in line with other Asian pairs, but demand from importers helps pull the pair off the day's low of 52.2250.



India's benchmark 5-year OIS down 1 basis point at 6.96 percent. The 1-year rate flat at 7.58 percent.

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India's one-day cash rate at 8.00/8.05 percent versus its previous close of 8.05/8.10 as demand largely stable in the first week of the two-week reporting cycle.

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(Compiled by Swati Bhat; Editing by Jijo Jacob)