Sensex hits record infra-day peak. BSE Sensex surged over 350 points today and hit its record intra-day peak of 40,606.91 points. The market was rolling high due to strong buying sentiment in banking, metal and realty stocks.
Data show that after starting on a hard sentiment, the 30-share index rallied to trade 332.85 points, or 0.83 per cent, higher at 40,581.08 in afternoon session. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty briefly reclaimed the 12,000 mark. At 1415 hours, it was trading 81.30 points, or 0.68 per cent, to 11,998.50.
Top gainers in the Sensex pack included Infosys, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank, Yes Bank, HDFC, Tata Motors and L&T, rising up to 2.54 per cent