Mumbai, The BSE sensex surged by 158 points at 37,849 a fresh record high in opening trade on Tuesday on brisk buying in Meals, Consumer Discretionary Goods and Service.
The National Stock Exchange (NSE) too advanced by 36 points to 11,423.15.
Later, it slipped nearly 82.85 points to 37,609.04, at this moment the Sensex was trading at 37,609.04 points as selling was seen in Energy, FMCG, Industrials, IT and Telecom stocks.
The Sensex registered intra day high ane low at 37,876.87 and 37,586.88 respectively.
The Nifty recorded intra day high and low at 11,428.95 and 11,359.70 respectively.
The losers were Adani Ports by 5.86 pc to Rs 374.45, Coal India by 1.89 pc to Rs 277.50, Bharti Airtel by 1.14 pc to Rs 381.80 and Reliance Industrials by 0.88 pc to Rs 1181.
The gainers were Asian Paints by 2.12 pc to Rs 1426.40, Yes Bank by 1.11 pc to Rs 381.55, VEDL by 0.80 pc to Rs 225.80 and L & T by 0.65 pc to Rs 1299.65.