MUMBAI: The BSE Sensex today shot up another 133.86 points to a fresh all-time high of 30,883.89 and the Nifty hit 9,542.85 in early trade on Friday as the June derivatives series took off on a strong footing on encouraging earnings and sustained foreign capital inflows.
The 30-share BSE index climbed 133.86 points, or 0.43 per cent, to trade at a new record of 30,883.89, breaking its previous landmark of 30,793.43 (intra-day) touched in yesterday’s trade. The gauge had rallied 448.39 points in the previous session.
All sectoral indices of BSE led by metal, FMCG and auto were in the positive zone, rising up to 1.84 per cent.
The NSE index Nifty too hit a new high of 9,542.85 by surging 33.10 points, or 0.34 per cent, breaching its previous intra-day high of 9,532.60 touched on May 17.
Brokers said investors were busy creating new positions following the beginning of the June futures and options (F&O) series that lifted the key indices – Sensex and Nifty – to a new highs. Moreover, data showing that foreign institutional investors made sizeable buying to the tune of Rs 589.11 crore on Thursday buoyed sentiment.