The Sensex hit its all-time high of 32,687.32, while the broader Nifty flew to a new record of 10,242.45 in early trade Monday as investors threw caution to winds and went ahead with more buying amid positive global cues.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, too, witnessed a strong closing at 32,432.69 points - up 250.47 points, or 0.78 per cent, from its previous close - its highest level since August 1 when the Sensex closed at a high of 32,575.17 points.
Among BSE sectoral indices, metal index was the star-performer and was up 1.47 per cent, followed by consumer durables 0.96 per cent, auto 0.96 per cent and FMCG 0.76 per cent.
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Although initial reports suggested that the buildings collapsed due to an explosion of an LPG cylinder, Reddy refuted the charges. George said the government has chose to adopt the little girl and would take care of all her expenses.
Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit Financial Services, said: "Market saw a fresh high due to good start to Q2 (second quarter) results".
According to official data released on Thursday, the IIP for August showed that factory output grew 4.3 per cent against the same month past year, and September's CPI inflation remained static at 3.28 per cent as compared to August. However, Axis Bank fell 2.07 pct, Reliance by 1.11 pct and SBIN 0.51 pct. It rose 1.94 per cent for the week, its biggest such gain since the week ended July 14.
Closer home, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold shares worth a net Rs 1698.50 crore last Friday, as per provisional data released by the stock exchanges.
Globally, markets remained weak with China's blue-chip CSI300 index falling 0.2 per cent to 3,913.45, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.4 per cent to 3,378.47.