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Sensex ends at life-time-high of 37,691.89 pts on renwed buying

8/6/2018

Mumbai, The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) rose on Monday by 135.73 points to end at a new life-time high of 37,691.89 on renwed buying in Telecom, Bankex, Energy and Finance stocks despite weak global cues. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) too edeged up by 26.30 points to 11,387.10. The Sensex advanced by 158 points to 37,714.70 in early trade. It then climbed by 249 points to touch day's high of 37,805.25, before closing at 37,691.89, increasing by 135.73 points as compared to its previous close. It registered day's low at 37,643.29 during the day. The sectoral indices led by Telecom, Bankex, Energy, Finance and Metal advanced, along with scrips of Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, SBI and Bharti Airtel. The S&P BSE Mid-Cap index rose 0.26 per cent, underperforming the Sensex. The Small-Cap index too gained 0.39 pc, outperforming the Sensex. The market breadth was positive on BSE, as 1,603 shares rose against 1,125 fell and 193 were unchanged.

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