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Sensex ends at record 34,011, Nifty scales 10,531

Rising for the second straight session, the 30-share Sensex hit 34,010.61, a fresh closing high.

business Updated: Dec 26, 2017 16:55 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Mumbai
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A man looks at a screen displaying the Sensex on the facade of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai.(Reuters File Photo)

It was yet another day of records for stock markets on Tuesday as both Sensex and Nifty closed at life highs, mainly because of some fag end buying by participants.

Rising for the second straight session, the 30-share Sensex hit 34,010.61, a fresh closing high -- with a gain of 70.31 points, or 0.21%. This was its highest closing since Friday when it had closed at 33,940.30.

It had risen 184.10 points in the previous session on Friday.

The broader Nifty jumped 38.50 points, or 0.37%, to end at a new peak of 10,531.50, breaking it previous record of 10,493 reached on Friday. Intra-day, it rose to a life high of 10,545.45.

Mid-cap and small-cap indices continued to be on investors’ radar.

First Published: Dec 26, 2017 10:13 IST