The broader markets clearly witnessed profit booking in several top-performing Midcap names during the day.
IRCTC Share Price: In the past one month, IRCTC has surged 63.69% against a 5.33% rise in the Sensex.
Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) sold 8,28,02,533 equity shares or 2.01% stake in SAIL.
Investors can buy ITC, Maruti, Pidilite, PI Inds, HDFC Life for good returns to investors in the next 12 months.
Nifty IT index was leading the sectoral pack with gains of 2.10%.
Nifty PSU Bank was the star of the day as it surged 3.98% followed by the Nifty Metal index rallied 3.89%.
In opening trades Sensex scaled to a new peak of 61,817 higher by 512 points or % 0.83%. Likewise, the Nifty was quoting at 18,454 adding 115 points.
ITC, rising around 3% was the top Sensex gainer followed by HDFC Bank, PowerGrid, ICICI Bank, IndusInd Bank and NTPC
The company has further increased its revenue growth guidance to 16.5%-17.5% from 14%-16% given earlier.
Sensex jumped 331 points or 0.55% to 61,068. Likewise, the Nifty 50 was quoting at 18,285 higher by 123 points or 0.68%.