It was a record setting spree for the markets early on today as the NSE Nifty crossed the 9,700-mark for the first time and BSE Sensex shot up by 121 points to hit a fresh all-time high of 31,430.32.
Trading sentiments got a boost as investors widened positions ahead of the Reserve Bank’s monetary policy review meet tomorrow amid a mixed trend in Asian region, brokers said.
The Nifty opened at 9,704.25, topping the 9,700 mark for the first time. It then gained 34.20 points, or 0.35 per cent, to trade at 9,709.30, breaching its previous intra-day high of 9,687.20 it touched yesterday.
The 30-share BSE Sensex too was on the uptrend, climbing 120.83 points, or 0.38 per cent, to quote at 31,430.32, breaking its previous all-time high of 31,355.42 (intra-day) that it touched yesterday.