Mumbai: The wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty scaled a new peak of over 4,278 points as buying interest from funds cheered it higher for the second straight day.
The Nifty, which touched an intra-day peak of 4,281.60 points, ended the day at a new closing high of 4278.10, 17.20 points up from the previous close.
It also touched the day’s low of 4,234.10 points.
The benchmark Sensex also remained in positive zone and gained 35.12 points at 14,453.72, after touching an intra-day high of 14,483.59 and a low of 14,348.26.
The rally in the market was led by index-heaviest Reliance Industries, which also touched a record high close of Rs 1,775.25 by gaining Rs 13.70, after touching an intra-day high of Rs 1,780.