Sensex Hits Record High 36,688.05 Points , Nifty Trades Over 11,000

| July 12 , 2018 , 18:52 IST

Sensex touched 36,688.05 points on Thursday, tracking high gains in the asian market. The previous record level of the Sensex was of 36,443.9 points on January 29, 2018.

Making it a more special day in the market, the National Stock Exchange also traded at over the 11,000 mark.

In the Asian markets, investor sentiments were boosted after reports on Wednesday said China and the US may resume talks to ease the ongoing trade tensions.

The barometer 30-scrip Sensex, which had opened at 36,424.23 points, traded at 36,659.62 points (12.29 p.m.) up by 393.69 points or 1.09 percent from its previous session's close of 36,265.93 points.

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It has so far touched an intra-day high of 36,699.53 points and a low of 36,422.08 points. The BSE market breadth was bullish with 1,427 declines against 965 advances.

The top gainers on the Sensex were Reliance Industries, Yes Bank, State Bank of India (SBI), Larsen and Toubro (L&T) and Hindustan Unilever whereas Infosys, Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M), Adani Ports, Power Grid and Tata Consultancy Services were the losers.

The top gainers on the NSE were Reliance Industries, Hindustan Petroleum and BPCL.

(with inputs from IANS)