The BSE Sensex today soared to
life-time high of 33,270.62 and the NSE Nifty scaled another
record high of 10.366.15 in opening trade as the November
derivatives series took off on a strong footing amid positive
Consumer durables, power and pharma stocks led the gains,
rising by up to 0.85 per cent.
The 30-share Sensex soared by 123.49 points, or 0.37 per
cent, to 33,270.62 points, breaching its previous record high
(intra-day) of 33,196.17 hit yesterday.
Major gainers were Kotak Bank, Cipla, NTPC, Maruti, Tata
Motors, Adani Ports, Sun Pharma and L&T.
The gauge had gained 764.20 points in the previous
four straight sessions.
The 50-share Nifty also hit fresh high of 10,366.15 by
climbing 22.35 points, or 0.21 per cent. It also battered its
previous record (intra-day) of 10,355.65 points reached
Firming trend at other Asian bources, tracking overnight
gains at the US markets, supported the sentiment.
Japan's Nikkei rose 0.94 per cent, Hong Kong's Hang
gained 0.97 per cent, while China's Shanghai Composite Index
rose 0.10 per cent in their early deals.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.31 per cent
in yesterday's trade.