Extending its profitable run to the sixth straight session, fairness benchmark Sensex rallied 569 factors to shut at a brand new peak on Thursday, pushed by positive aspects in index majors HDFC twins, ICICI Bank and ITC amid optimistic macro cues and upbeat international markets.
Closing above the 61,000-mark for the primary time, the 30-share Sensex settled 568.90 factors or 0.94 per cent greater at 61,305.95. Similarly, the Nifty surged 176.80 factors or 0.97 per cent to a brand new lifetime closing excessive of 18,338.55.
ITC was the highest gainer within the Sensex pack, rising round 3 per cent, adopted by HDFC Bank, PowerGrid, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank and NTPC.
On the opposite hand, TCS, HCL Tech, Bajaj Finance and Asian Paints have been among the many laggards.
“The Indian market sustained its upbeat mood supported by positive global market, favourable inflation data and upmove in IT stocks following strong earning scorecards by sector majors,” Vinod Nair, Head of Research at Geojit Financial Services, mentioned.
The wholesale price-based inflation eased to 10.66 per cent in September, helped by moderating meals costs whilst crude petroleum witnessed a spike.
Retail inflation in September too slowed to a five-month low of 4.4 per cent on moderating meals costs.
“Banking stocks also contributed to the rally and remained in focus as the sector is set to kickstart its earnings season,” Nair added.
Elsewhere in Asia, bourses in Seoul and Tokyo ended with sturdy positive aspects, whereas Shanghai was within the crimson.
Stock exchanges in Europe have been buying and selling on a optimistic be aware in mid-session offers.
Meanwhile, worldwide oil benchmark Brent crude rose 1.02 per cent to USD 84.03 per barrel.