Sensex, Nifty open on a high on Monday, Wipro, Lupin early gainers

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty open at record highs

Mumbai: Both the Sensex and the Nifty on Monday hit record intra-day highs at the stock markets in the financial capital of the country. Divis Labs, SREI Infrastructure, MRPL and Persistent Systems lost up to 5 percent.JP Associates, Welcorp, Unitech, GMRINFRA and J&K bank are the Top Performers on BSE, The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 51.05 points at 32,079.94 and the 50-share NSE Nifty gained 9.05 points at 9,924.30.

All the sectoral indices, led by IT, oil & gas, bank and PSU, were trading in the positive zone with gains up to 0.51 percent.

At 12.50 p.m., the wider Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) traded 52.60 points, or 0.53 per cent higher at 9,967.85 points.

At 10:43 am: The markets were rallying high with Sensex trading over 170 points higher and touching another new high of 32,202. "Gains were, however, capped by a mixed trend seen in Asian markets ahead of the joint OPEC (Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) and non-OPEC ministerial meeting later in the day", Dhruv Desai, Director and Chief Operating Officer of Tradebulls, was quoted as saying by IANS.

Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Bharti Airtel (2.20%), Wipro (1.89%), Reliance Industries (1.89%), HDFC Bank (1.83%), Tata Consultancy Services (1.68%), and ITC (1.63%). Continued buying by foreign funds and domestic institutional investors (DIIs) helped the key indices to hit record hits, brokers said.



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