Sensex touched 80,000 level for the first time, Nifty closed at record high

Mumbai. On Wednesday, the Sensex was able to touch the historic mark of 80,000 for the first time during trading due to strong buying in the shares of banks and daily use goods manufacturing companies at the domestic level amid strong global signals. However, it came down a bit later. Nifty also reached its all-time high with a gain of 162 points. The BSE’s 30-share benchmark index Sensex crossed the historic 80,000 mark for the first time at the beginning of trading.

At the end of trading, it jumped 545.35 points or 0.69 percent to close at 79,986.80. At one time it had reached a record level of 80,074.30 with a jump of 632.85 points. In this way, the Sensex has continued its record-breaking performance of the last few days. The Sensex crossed the 78,000 level for the first time on June 25 and the 79,000 level on June 27. The National Stock Exchange (NSE) index Nifty closed at an all-time high of 24,286.50, climbing 162.65 points or 0.67 percent.

During trading, it rose 183.4 points to a new peak of 24,307.25. Among the companies included in the Sensex group, Adani Ports, Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, IndusInd Bank, State Bank of India, Power Grid, JSW Steel, Bajaj Finance and Tata Steel shares registered the highest rise. On the other hand, shares of Tata Consultancy Services, Titan, Reliance Industries, Tata Motors and Larsen & Toubro declined. In other Asian markets, South Korea’s Kospi, Japan’s Nikkei and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng closed with gains while China’s Shanghai Composite saw losses.

European markets were trading with gains. US markets closed with gains on Tuesday. Global oil benchmark Brent crude rose 0.09 percent to $86.32 per barrel. According to stock market data, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold shares worth Rs 2,000.12 crore on Tuesday. In volatile trading on Tuesday, the BSE Sensex fell marginally by 34.74 points to 79,441.45 and the Nifty closed down 18.10 points at 24,123.85.

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