Sensex, Nifty close at fresh lifetime highs for fourth straight session

After scaling its lifetime peak of 54,717.24 during the day, Sensex ended 123.07 points or 0.23% higher at its record high of 54,492.84

  • Money9
  • Updated On - August 5, 2021 / 05:10 PM IST


Extending their winning run to the fourth straight session, equity benchmarks settled at record closing peaks on Thursday tracking gains in index heavyweights Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank and ITC.

After scaling its lifetime peak of 54,717.24 during the day, Sensex ended 123.07 points or 0.23% higher at its record high of 54,492.84.

Likewise, the NSE Nifty rose 35.80 points or 0.22% to an all-time peak of 16,294.60. It touched an intra-day record of 16,349.45.

Bharti Airtel was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, surging around 4 per cent, followed by ITC, Tech Mahindra, Tata Steel and HCL Tech.

On the other hand, SBI, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finance and ICICI Bank were among the laggards.

Most sectoral indices on the NSE closed in the red. Nifty Metal, up 1.3%, was the top gainer followed by Nifty IT and Nifty FMCG. On the other hand Nifty PSU Bank, closing over 2% lower was the top sectoral laggard followed by Nifty Media and Nifty Realty.

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