Share/Stock Market, Equity Market, Rupee Highlights: The benchmark equity indices on the BSE and National Stock Exchange (NSE) ended over 0.5 per cent higher to settle at fresh record highs on Monday.
The S&P BSE Sensex climbed 259.97 points (0.62 per cent) to settle at a record closing high of 41,859.69, while the broader Nifty 50 ended at 12,329.55, a record settling high, rising by 72.75 (0.59 per cent).
During the intraday trade, the 30-share BSE benchmark rose to a new peak of 41,899.63, while the Nifty scaled a record high of 12,337.75.
All the sectoral indices on NSE ended in green on Monday. The Nifty Realty index was the biggest gainer in percentage terms ending 2.09 per cent higher. The Nifty IT index settled 1.67 per cent higher led by Tata Elxsi and Infosys.
(with inputs from agencies)