* NSE index up 1.3 pct, BSE index 0.99 higher
* Financial stocks lead gains
* BSE index posts worst weekly fall since mid-May
Sept 14 (Reuters) - Indian shares ended higher for a second session on Friday, as investors sentiment turned positive after government officials said Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a meeting later in the day with finance ministry to discuss economic issues.
Modi will hold a meeting with finance ministry officials on Friday to discuss the fall in the rupee and other economic issues, a government source told Reuters. broader NSE index .NSEI closed 1.28 percent higher at 11,515.20 while the benchmark BSE index .BSESN ended 0.99 percent firmer at 38,090.64.
For the week, the NSE index weakened 0.64 percent while the BSE index was down 0.78 percent, its biggest weekly fall since the week ended May 18.
Financials accounted for nearly half the gains, with Housing Development Finance Corp Ltd HDFC.NS closing 2.5 percent higher. At close, only four stocks were in the red on the NSE index while two ended lower on the BSE index.
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