Mumbai, Nov 3: The Indian equities markets key indices closed at record high in the special Diwali trading Sunday led by good buying support in auto, FMCG and oil and gas stocks.
The 30 scrip sensitive index S&P Sensex of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 21,278.08 points, ended the session at 21,239.36 points, up 0.20 percent or 42.55 points from its previous close at 21196.81 points.
This is the record closing high for the benchmark Sensex. The previous record high was 21196.81 points hit Friday.
The special session called Mahurat trading was organised to mark the beginning of Samvat year 2070, a new year according to Hindu calendar.
Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also scaled a new closing high. Nifty ended the day 10.15 points higher at 6,317.35 points.