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Indian market optimism soars following exit poll projections

Shares post fresh record highs, rupee gains on forecasts of decisive Modi win
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 06:00

[MUMBAI] Investors added to bets that Indian opposition leader Narendra Modi would score a decisive election win, sending markets to fresh highs yesterday at the same time as piling pressure on the next government to deliver swift results on the economy. More than half a billion people voted in