The NSE Nifty today closed at record
high of 10,153.10 and the Sensex surged by 151 points to end
at a six-week high on gains in banking, capital goods and auto
stocks after unabated buying by domestic institutional
investors amid positive leads from global markets.
Sentiments remained upbeat for yet another session
following healthy gains across Asian and a higher opening at
European markets, traders said.
The 50-share NSE Nifty closed at all-time high of
10,153.10, up 67.70 points, or 0.67 per cent after shuttling
between 10,171.70 and 10,131.30. It broke previous record
closing of 10,114.65 hit on August 1.
It also breached intra-day record of 10,137.85 reached on
Reflecting the bullish mood, the NSE Bank Nifty breached
the 25,000 mark to hit all-time high of 25,105.35.
The 30-share BSE Sensex also rose by 151.15 points, or
0.47 per cent to end at 32,423.76, its highest closing since
August 2 when it had settled at 32,476.74. During the day, it
touched a high of 32,508.06.
The gauge had gained 610.64 points in the previous seven
Revival of buying by FPIs, who had been major sellers for
a long spell on the Indian bourses, too accelerated the buying
pace to some extent, helping the benchmark Nifty to scale new
highs, brokers said.
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