Mumbai: Equity benchmark indices climbed in early trade on Tuesday amid a largely firm trend in other Asian markets and continuous foreign fund inflows. The 30-share BSE Sensex gained 172.4 points to settle at 62,677.20 in early trade. The broader NSE Nifty rose by 62.05 points to reach 18,624.80. Later, the BSE benchmark hit its fresh all-time intra-day peak of 62,724.02 in morning deals. The Sensex had climbed by 211.16 points or 0.34 percent to settle at 62,504.80, its fresh record closing high on Monday. The Nifty gained 50 points or 0.27 percent to end at 18,562.75, its record closing high. Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) bought shares worth Rs 935.88 crore on November 28, as per exchange data.
Position of various stocks listed in BSE
Among the Sensex pack, Hindustan Unilever, Dr Reddy’s, Titan, Tata Steel, Sun Pharma, ICICI Bank, UltraTech Cement and Mahindra & Mahindra were the major winners in early trade.
Maruti, Larsen & Toubro, Bajaj Finserv and Asian Paints were among the laggards.
Performance of markets worldwide
Asian markets in Seoul, Shanghai and Hong Kong were trading in the green, while Tokyo quoted lower.
Wall Street had ended in the negative territory on November 28.
International oil benchmark Brent crude was trading 1.39 percent higher at USD 84.35 per barrel.
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