The key Indian equity indices settled on a positive note on Friday after a volatile trade session, with the BSE Sensex ending over 280 points higher.
BSE bankex, finance, telecom, realty, metal, energy and auto indices tanked up to 2.75 per cent, while consumer durables, power, utilities and FMCG finished with modest gains.
The Nifty50 closed at 12,938.25, higher by 64.05 points or 0.5 per cent from its previous close.
Sensex ended at a record closing level of 43,952.71, higher by 314.73 points or 0.72 per cent from its previous close of 43,637.98.
Healthy buying was witnessed in banking, finance and capital goods stocks, while IT and healthcare stocks witnessed a selloff.
After touching its lifetime peak of 42,959.25 in the opening session, the 30-share BSE index was trading 216.15 points or 0.51 per cent higher at 42,813.58.
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