Sensex ends above 30,000-mark for first time

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Sensex ends above 30,000-mark for first time

Mumbai, Apr 26 (PTI) Benchmark Sensex closed above the

30,000-mark for the first time today, while the Nifty too

finished at a record high on sustained buying amid positive

global cues.

The BSE 30-share Sensex opened on a strong footing and

surged to a lifetime high of 30,167.09 points in intra-day

trade, before settling at 30,133.35, up 190.11 points, or 0.63

per cent.

This surpassed its previous record close of 29,974.24,

reached on April 5.

The gauge had hit its previous intra-day high of

30,024.74 on March 4, 2015.

Similarly, the broader 50-issue NSE Nifty scaled a new

peak of 9,367 before finally ending 45.25 points, or 0.49 per

cent higher at 9,351.85, a new record closing.

It surpassed its previous record closing of 9,306.60 hit

in yesterday’s trade.

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