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Nifty, Sensex rise as metal stocks shine
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Indian shares ended higher on Monday, led by gains in metal stocks as global equities rallied on hopes of progress in the US-China trade discussions.

The Nifty ended up 1.34% at 12,073.75, while the Sensex index closed 1.31% higher at 40,889.23.

Metals led gains as the sector's sub-index rose 3.21%, with heavyweight stocks such as Tata Steel, Hindalco and JSW Steel gaining between 3.5% and 4.9%.

Topping the gainers' list, however, were Bharti Airtel Ltd, gaining 8.13%, and Bharti Infratel Ltd, up 7.37%.

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd and Yes Bank Ltd were the biggest laggards.

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