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
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
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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