Markets closed on Monday for public holiday

Markets closed on Monday for public holiday

BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty settled at historic closing highs of 21,239 and 6,317 respectively.

Indian stock,debt and currency markets are closed on Monday for a public holiday. Trading will resume on Tuesday.

The first trading session of Samvat 2070 year ended on a positive note on Sunday with the BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty settling at new all-time closing high of 21,239.36 and 6,317.35 respectively,extending gains for the fifth straight session.

Buying was mainly seen across-the-board as 12 out of BSE 13 sectoral indices closed in the green locking gains of between 0.1 per cent and 0.78 per cent. The BSE Bankex,however,ended with a fall of 0.12 per cent.

The Bombay Stock Exchange 30-share barometer resumed strong at 21,278.08. It hit a new intra-day record high of 21,321.53,before paring some gains to settle at an historic closing high of 21,239.36 — a rise of 42.55 points.


The 50-share Nifty of the NSE also recorded its an all-time closing high of 6,317.35,surpassing its previous closing high of 6,312.45 registered on November 5,2010.

The Nifty,however,failed to cross its an all-time intra-day high of 6,357.10 logged on January 1,2008. On Sunday,it touched a high of 6,342.95.

The BSE Sensex rose 0.2 per cent on Friday,after earlier hitting a record high of 21,293.88 points,which surpassed the previous record set on January 10,2008. The broader Nifty rose 0.1 per cent.

The benchmark 10-year bond yield closed 8 basis points higher at 8.70 per cent,while the partially convertible rupee closed at 61.74/75 per dollar compared with 61.50/51 on Thursday.