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Sensex closes 13 points higher

After sustained buying of high-value shares of RIL, Reliance Energy and Infosys, sensex scaled a new peak. Check how the Sensex behaves

india Updated: Nov 21, 2006 16:57 IST

The benchmark Sensex ended 1.39 per cent higher to set a new peak over 13,600 points on the Bombay Stock Exchange on Tuesday on sustained buying by funds and investors in blue chip stocks.

The Sensex shot up by 186.06 points at 13,616.76 after touching a day's high of 13,630.44 points on heavy buying in heavy-weight stocks such as Reliance Industries, Reliance Energy and Infosys.

Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty closed 62.10 points, or 1.61 per cent higher at 3918.25. Though it touched an intra-day high of 3921.70 points.

First Published: Nov 21, 2006 16:54 IST