The Sensex is up 126.41 points or 0.34% at 36984.64, while the Nifty closed up 35.30 points or 0.32% at 11167.30.
A record high opening, clinching key milestones and turning volatile ahead of expiry of derivatives and yet manage to end at a record highs — the market had it all in a day’s trade.
The 50-share index managed to scale a fresh record high of 11,185.85 surpassing the previous levels of 11,171 that was recorded earlier this year. There was some last hour volatility and weakness ahead of F&O expiry, but PSU banks’ strength ensured that it managed to clock fresh record highs on both indices.
The Sensex is up 126.41 points, or 0.34%, at 36984.64, while the Nifty closed higher by 35.30 points, or 0.32%, at 11,167.30. The market breadth is narrow as 1,337 shares advanced, against a decline of 1,209 shares declined, while 154 shares are unchanged.
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