Mumbai: Market benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty scaled fresh record levels on Tuesday, led by gains in index heavyweights HDFC, ITC, Axis Bank and TCS.
In a choppy trading session, the 30-share BSE Sensex hit a life-time high of 41,994.26 in day trade. It finally settled 92.94 points or 0.22 percent higher at 41,952.63 - its all-time closing high.
The broader Nifty scaled its lifetime high (intra-day) of 12,374.25, before ending 32.75 points, or 0.27 percent, higher at 12,362.30, which is a record closing level.
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Hero MotoCorp was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rallying 2.15 percent, followed by ITC, M&M, Tech Mahindra, Nestle, Axis Bank, NTPC, HDFC and TCS.
On the other hand, IndusInd Bank, RIL, Kotak Bank, SBI, L&T, ONGC and ICICI Bank fell up to 3.85 percent.
Bourses in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Tokyo and Seoul ended on a mixed note.
Exchanges in Europe were off to a tepid start.
Brent crude oil futures rose 0.16 percent to $64.30 per barrel.
The rupee was trading flat at 70.85 per US dollar (intra-day).
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Updated Date: Jan 14, 2020 16:35:52 IST