BSE Sensex hits all-time high of 14,000

Tuesday, December 5, 2006

The Bombay Stock Exchange

The Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex touched yet another milestone today by crossing the historic 14,000 mark.

At 9:58 a.m. (local time), BSE-30 share index touched a new high of 14,028.47 points, which was 154 points higher than closing (13,874.33) of the last day.

Market closed at 13,937.65 which was also all-time closing high and 63.32 points higher than previous closing.

Sensex touched the new milestone just after 35 days which comprised of only 26 trading sessions.

NSE index (Nifty) was 14.75 points higher (0.37%) at 4015.75 with an intra-session high of 4,033.20.

Major supporters in the market gain were Reliance Industries, BHEL, Reliance Energy, ACC, Grasim Industries, Bharti Airtel, Bajaj Auto, Maruti Udyog, Tata Motors, Hero Honda, Reliance Communications, Tata Steel, Larsen and Toubro, TCS, State Bank of India, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Ranbaxy Lab.