Indices hit record highs in early trade, Sensex rises 300 points, Nifty tops 15,800-mark

The S&P BSE Sensex rose 326.17 points (0.62 per cent) to hit its lifetime intraday high of 52,626.64, while the Nifty 50 climbed 97.80 points (0.62 per cent) to reach a fresh all-time high of 15,835.55.

The benchmark equity indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange opened over 0.5 per cent higher and touched their record highs during the early trade on Friday

The S&P BSE Sensex rose 326.17 points (0.62 per cent) to hit its lifetime intraday high of 52,626.64, while the Nifty 50 climbed 97.80 points (0.62 per cent) to reach a fresh all-time high of 15,835.55.

The gains in the early trade were led by Reliance Industries (RIL), Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), HDFC Bank, Infosys and Power Grid Corporation of India.

On Thursday, Sensex had finished 358.83 points (0.69 per cent) higher at 52,300.47 and the broader Nifty had risen 102.40 points (0.65 per cent) to end at 15,737.75.

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