Mumbai: Equity benchmark Sensex surged 300 points to touch its fresh lifetime peak in early trade on Wednesday.
After touching a record intra-day high of 45,908.08, at 10:10 am, the 30-share BSE index was trading 249.09 points higher at 45,857.60.
Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty rose 72.35 points to 13,465. It touched its lifetime intra-day peak of 13,475.05 in early trade.
ITC was the top gainer in the Sensex pack followed by ONGC, TCS, Sun Pharma, Asian Paints, HCL Tech, Bajaj Finserv and NTPC. On the other hand, UltraTech Cement and Maruti were the laggards.