Mumbai: Equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty hit their record intra-day highs in early trade on Monday tracking gains in index-heavyweight Infosys amid positive domestic and global cues.
After rallying 293.69 points to a record peak of 41,893.41, Sensex today on January 13 was trading 248.57 points higher at 41,848.29. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty scaled a high of 12,337.75 before trading 70.35 points up at 12,327.15.
Similarly, at 10:15 am, Sensex was trading at 41,845.47 points, and Nifty was trading at 12,322.55.
Infosys, Sun Pharma, ITC, HCL Tech, Tata Steel, ICICI Bank and Kotak Bank were the top gainer in the Sensex pack. On the other hand, TCS, Maruti and HDFC were top losers.
On the currency front, the rupee appreciated 8 paise to 70.85 against the US dollar in the morning session.