Sensex hits fresh peak of 32135.91; Nifty touches 9939.30

Sensex Nifty open on a high on Monday Wipro Lupin early gainers

It was a good start to the week as the Nifty closed few points away from its historic level of 10,000, up 51.15 points at 9,966.40. Sensex surged over 100 points to 32,135.91, a fresh all-time high, while the NSE benchmark Nifty added almost 25 points scale a fresh high of 9,939.30 despite weakness across other Asian shares. "The gains in the Nifty were supported by impressive gains in index pivotals HDFC Bank, RIL, ITC and Infosys", Deepak Jasani, Head of Retail Research, HDFC Securities, told IANS.

The broader Nifty surged above 9,950 level to trade at 9,968.05, up by 52.08 points, or 0.53 per cent.

Buying in heavyweights of energy, FMCG, financials, IT and consumer durable sectors lifted the key indices on better than expected financial results, brokers said.

In the Nifty index, Wipro (up 1.68 per cent), Bank of Baroda (up 1.48 per cent), YES Bank (up 1.48 per cent), Reliance Industries (up 1.25 per cent), Hero MotoCorp (up 1.14 per cent) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (up 0.98 per cent) figured among top gainers. After Tuesday, the market has witnessed a fight between the bulls and the bears, as the market seesawed between gains and losses on the remaining days of the week.

The Sensex at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) scaled a lifetime intra-day high of 32,252 in afternoon trade. Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth a net Rs 12.90 crore last Friday, as per provisional data.

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