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Sensex ends at new peak on earnings optimism

November 06, 2017 17:10 IST

But the NSE Nifty pulled back from record on profit-booking and ended in the negative terrain.

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Benchmark Sensex created a fresh record as it settled at 33,731, on Monday, driven by better-than-expected earnings by blue-chip companies.

 

But the NSE Nifty pulled back from record on profit-booking and ended in the negative terrain.

The 30-share Sensex after scaling an all-time high of 33,848.42 (intra-day) settled at the new high of 33,731.19, up 45.63 points, or 0.14 per cent.

It breached the previous closing record of 33,685.56 and intra-day record of 33,733.71 hit on November 3.

The gauge had gained 112.34 points in the previous session on Friday.

The 50-issue NSE Nifty, which smashed all records to touch a fresh life-time high of 10,490.45 during the day, before ending down 0.70 point, or 0.01 per cent, at 10,451.80.

The gauge had closed at a record 10,452.50 on November 3.

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