The Indian markets extended their record-breaking run on Wednesday on the back of favourable global cues.
Among headline indices, the SP BSE Sensex was trading 180 points, or 0.43 per cent, up at 44,710 levels. The index earlier hit a fresh lifetime high of 44,825 while the Nifty50 index surpassed the 13,100-mark. ONGC (up 5%) was the top Sensex gainer, followed by State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, Tata Steel, and Axis Bank (all up 1%).
Meanwhile, HDFC Bank joined the elite club of Rs 8-trillion market capitalization (market-cap) on the BSE, after its share price hit a new high of Rs 1,464 after rising nearly 2 per cent on Wednesday. READ MORE
Majority of the Nifty sectoral indices were trading in the green, led by Nifty Bank index, which rose 1.2 per cent to over 9-month high, while surpassing the level of 30,000.
In the broader market, the SP BSE MidCap and SmallCap indices were trading 0.12 per cent and 0.3 per cent higher, respectively.
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