The Nifty hit another high to close above 18,600 for the first time on November 29, extending the uptrend to the sixth consecutive session supported by positive global cues and buying in FMCG, metal and pharma stocks.
After opening flat at 18,552, which was also the day's low, the index traded higher for the rest of the day. It hit a new high of 18,678 and closed 55 points higher than the previous day at 18,618.
The index has formed a bullish candle on the daily charts, making higher highs for the fifth straight session.
Momentum indicators the Relative Strength Index (RSI) trading above 60 and Moving Average Convergence and Divergence were trending upward on the daily and weekly charts, with MACD giving a positive crossover on the daily frame.