Extending their record-setting run for the second day, the Sensex and Nifty closed at fresh life-time highs today as the sentiment remained upbeat on a forecast of a normal monsoon this year.
The BSE Sensex Thursday opened higher and soared to hit yet another record high of 30,366.43 but ended flat towards the fag-end due to profit-booking to end at 30,250.98, up 2.81 points or 0.01 per cent.
It surpassed its previous all-time closing high of 30,248.17 reached Wednesday.
The broader NSE Nifty also rose 15.10 points or 0.16per cent to 9,422.40, it's new closing high, after scaling a new intra-day peak of 9,450.65.
Wednesday, The Sensex rallied to a record close of 30,248, while the NSE Nifty breached the 9,400- mark for the first time on Wednesday as investors widened their exposure, spurred by a forecast of a normal monsoon this year.