Sensex scales new peak of 14,963.26
The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex on Thursday touched a new peak of 14,963.26, a few points away from the 15,000 mark, on firm global cues amid sustained buying by foreign funds.The BSE 30-share barometer index opened strong at 14,932.53 and rallied further to 14,963.26, a net rise of 83.02 points over yesterday's close of 14,880.24.
Similarly, the broad-based S&P CNX Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also logged a new high of 4,370.65 as against previous close of 4,359.30, up by 11.35 points.
Apart from China, most of the Asian markets showed firm trend early this morning.
The bulls are now eyeing the 15,000-level as the next milestone, while betting on good first quarter results, brokers said.
Banking and capital goods shares continued to attract good buying support and showed marked to moderate gains.