Indian shares open higher; small- and mid-caps outperform

The new logo of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building is seen in Mumbai

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BENGALURU, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Indian shares opened marginally higher on Thursday, led by information technology (IT) stocks, ahead of the gross domestic product (GDP) data for the June quarter.

The Nifty 50 (.NSEI) index was up 0.10% at 19,365.80 at 9:17 a.m. IST, while the S&P BSE Sensex (.BSESN) rose 0.15% to 65,184.65.

Reporting by Bharath Rajeswaran in Bengaluru; editing by Eileen Soreng

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