Nifty PSU Bank index ends 4.30% higher. Top gainers: COMPANY LATEST PREV CLOSE GAIN() GAIN(%) BANK OF BARODA 152.15 137.85 14.30 10.37 ANDHRA BANK 35.65 33.30 2.35 7.06 ORIENTAL BANK 81.15 76.10 5.05 6.64 BANK OF INDIA 103.15 97.80 5.35 5.47 PUNJAB NATL.BANK 85.60 82.00 3.60 4.39
The S&P BSE Sensex settled at a record high of 37,494, up 158 points, while the broader Nifty 50 index settled at a new high of 11,320, up 41 points.
In intra-day deals, the S&P BSE Sensex hit a fresh all-time high of 37,533.50 while the Nifty50 index touched its record high level of 11,328.10.
Among sectoral indices, the Nifty PSU Bank index settled over 4% higher led by a rise in Bank of Baroda, Andhra Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce.
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MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.5 per cent and Chinese blue chips by 0.7 per cent.
(with Reuters inputs)