Sensex Edges Higher, Infosys Shares Fall For Second Day

Indian markets edged higher on Tuesday, buoyed by gains in metal, auto and capital goods stocks. Asia stocks rose modestly today following data showing China’s economy grew a little faster than expected in the first quarter. China’s economy grew 6.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2018 from a year earlier, official data showed on Tuesday, unchanged from the previous quarter. But separate data showed March industrial output missed expectations and first-quarter fixed-asset investment growth slowed, tempering equity market gains.

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