BSE Sensex and NSE’s Nifty closed at record highs on Monday. Photo: Mint

BSE Sensex and NSE’s Nifty closed at record highs on Monday. Photo: Mint

  • Mumbai: Benchmark indices BSE Snesex and NSE’s Nifty 50 closed at new record highs on Monday following positive cues from global markets. The Sensex closed over 330 points higher, while the Nifty 50 settled above 11,550 for the first time. In intraday trade, the Sensex surged 392.81 points to a fresh record high of 38,340.69 and the Nifty 50 soared 94.55 points to an all-time high of 11,565.30. Stocks in Europe and Asia rose amid optimism over planned US-China trade talks, while Turkish lira fell after its credit ratings were downgraded and shots were fired outside the US embassy in Ankara. The Indian rupee along with Asian currencies strengthened against the US dollar over optimism that trade tensions between US and China will ease after planned talks due this week. Moreover, FIIs purchased shares worth Rs 147.31 crore on net basis on Friday and DIIs bought Rs 151.89 crore of shares, provisional data showed. Here are the highlights from the markets:

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