Stock Market: Sensex Zooms 528 Points, Nifty Ends Near 20,000-Mark. All Sectors In The Green

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The two key equity benchmarks, Sensex and Nifty, on Monday closed at record highs amid broad-based rally, defying muted global sentiment across the globe. The BSE Sensex reclaimed the 67,000-mark and ended at 67,127, up 528 points. On the other hand, the Nifty50 index hit an all-time high of 20,008, surpassing the previous high of 19,991.85. It, eventually, closed at 19,996, up 176 points.

On the 30-share Sensex platform, PowerGrid, Axis Bank, Maruti, HCL, SBI, Tata Motors, ITC were among the prominent gainers. On the downside, only L&T and Bajaj Finance emerged two losers. Adani Ports (up 7 per cent) and Adani Enterprises (up 4 per cent) settled higher.

In the broader markets, the BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices closed 1.2 per cent and 0.7 per cent higher, respectively. The two indices hits fresh 52-week high during intra-day trade.

Sectorally, the Nifty PSU Bank index surged 3 per cent, followed by the Nifty Metal and Auto indices (up 1.7 per cent each), and the Nifty Bank and FMCG indices (up 0.9 per cent each).

In the previous session on Friday, the S&P BSE Sensex settled 333 points higher at 66,599, while the NSE Nifty that hit a high of 19,867 closed with a gain of 93 points at 19,820.

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