Nifty50 scales record highs, Sensex closes 250 points higher (Third Lead)
Mumbai Oct 13 (IANS) With stable inflation healthy domestic factory output data and a strong rupee giving a fillip to investors risk-taking appetite the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) hit record highs on Friday.
The Nifty50 provisionally closed (at 3.30 p.m.) at a new high of 10 167.45 points after scaling a fresh intra-day high of 10 191.90 points.
Previously the Nifty50 closed at a high of 10 153.10 points and scaled a high of 10 178.95 points on an intra-day basis on September 19.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE closed at 32 432.69 points -- up 250.47 points or 0.78 per cent from its previous close.
Healthy buying was witnessed in banking and metals stocks on the BSE market breadth.
On Thursday the benchmark indices closed on a higher note buoyed by positive global cues and intense buying activity during the last hour of trade.
The Sensex closed at 32 182.22 points -- up 348.23 points or 1.09 per cent -- while the Nifty50 surged by 111.60 points or 1.12 per cent to close at 10 096.40 points.