There has been a record rise in the domestic stock markets on Thursday. Both Sensex-Nifty have touched their record high today. BSE Sensex crossed the 61,000 mark for the first time today, while Nifty crossed the 18,300 level today. Around 11.30 in the morning, the Nifty was trading around 18,314, while the Sensex was at 61,186 during that time.
Today, the Sensex had crossed the 61,000 level for the first time by climbing more than 350 points during the opening trade.
During this Nifty also rose 119.75 points or 0.66 percent to reach 18,281.50. Let us inform that amidst a positive trend in global markets, the rise in the benchmark index was due to the rise in big stocks like Infosys, HDFC Bank and Reliance Industries.
At 11.49, the Sensex had gained 0.75% or 454.23 and the index was at 61,191.28. At the same time, during this time Nifty was trading at the level of 18,315.40 with a gain of 153.65 points or 0.85%.
The biggest gain of two percent in the Sensex was in L&T. Apart from this, Infosys, SBI, NTPC, HDFC Bank, Maruti, ITC and Titan were also trading with gains. On the other hand, HCL Tech, TCS, M&M, IndusInd Bank and Bajaj Finance declined.
In the previous session, the Sensex had closed 452.74 points or 0.75 per cent higher at 60,737.05. The Sensex saw its fifth consecutive rise. The Nifty closed at 18,161.75, up 169.80 points or 0.94 per cent. Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) bought shares worth Rs 937.31 crore on a gross basis on Wednesday.
In other Asian markets, shares of Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo were trading with strong gains in the mid-session. Earlier, the stock markets on Wall Street also closed with a positive trend.