* Both NSE and BSE indexes up 0.5%
* Nifty Metals index hits highest in over three months
By Chandini Monnappa
Nov 4 (Reuters) - Indian shares jumped on Monday, extending gains to a seventh straight session, boosted by the government's plan to offer more capital to finance the country's infrastructure needs and reports of further tax reforms.
Modi said India is committed to improving its tax regime, according to media reports on Sunday.
Meanwhile, in a joint statement on the India-U.S. Economic and Financial Partnership, both countries said they are working to draw more private sector capital to boost the Asian nation's infrastructure.
Sentiment was also supported by increasing optimism over a U.S.-China trade deal, which drove broader Asian peers to more than 14-week highs, with Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS rising 1%.
Shares of Vedanta Ltd VDAN.NS were among the top two gainers on the local indexes, climbing as much as 4.15% in its sharpest intraday gain in more than five weeks.
This pushed the Nifty Metals index .NIFTYMET nearly 3% up to its highest in over three months.
The Nifty PSU Bank index .NIFTYPSU , which tracks the country's state-run lenders, rose as much as 1.32%, on track for its seventh straight session of gains, with shares of Central Bank of India CBI.NS rising over 4%.
Shares of Housing Development Finance Corporation HDFC.NS rose as much as 0.82%, while Bharat Electronics BAJE.NS rose as much as 0.7%. Both companies are due to post quarterly results later in the day.
Meanwhile, private lender Yes Bank YESB.NS climbed 3% after reversing early losses of up to 15%.. The lender posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss on Friday, as asset quality worsened and provisions swelled.
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