Sensex, Nifty hit new all-time high levels in early trade

BSE Sensex climbed 334.03 points to hit its fresh lifetime peak of 77,326.80, Nifty went up by 108.25 points to hit its new all-time high of 23,573.85

Updated - June 18, 2024 10:34 am IST

Published - June 18, 2024 10:18 am IST - Mumbai

A man walks past the logo of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai. File

A man walks past the logo of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai. File | Photo Credit: Reuters

Benchmark equity indices Sensex and Nifty hit their new all-time high levels in early trade on Tuesday helped by firm trends in global markets, buying in IT stocks and fresh foreign fund inflows.

Rising for the fourth straight session, the 30-share BSE Sensex climbed 334.03 points to hit its fresh lifetime peak of 77,326.80. The NSE Nifty went up by 108.25 points to hit its new all-time high of 23,573.85.

Among the 30 Sensex companies, Wipro, Titan, Mahindra & Mahindra, Tech Mahindra, Infosys, Bharti Airtel and Hindustan Unilever were the biggest gainers.

Maruti, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank were among the laggards.

In Asian markets, Seoul, Tokyo and Shanghai were trading in the positive territory while Hong Kong quoted lower.

U.S. markets ended higher on Monday.

Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) bought equities worth ₹2,175.86 crore on Friday, according to exchange data.

Global oil benchmark Brent crude declined 0.15% to $84.12 a barrel.

Equity markets were closed on Monday on account of Eid-ul-Adha.

Rising for the third straight session, the BSE benchmark climbed 181.87 points or 0.24% to settle at a new closing peak of 76,992.77 on Friday. The Nifty rallied 66.70 points or 0.29% to hit a record closing high of 23,465.60.

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