Nifty ends at record closing high, near 16,150; Sensex zooms 872 pts as bulls take charge

Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 ended at new record high levels on Tuesday. BSE Sensex ended at fresh record closing high of 53,823.36, up 872.73 points or 1.65 per cent. Nifty 50 ended 242 points or 1.52 per cent higher at a record close of 16,126.65. Titan Company, Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC), Nestle India, IndusInd Bank, Ultratech Cement, Bharti Airtel, State Bank of India (SBI), Sun Pharma, HUL were among top Sensex gainers. On the flip side, Bajaj-Auto, Tata Steel and NTPC were top index losers. Barring Nifty Media and Nifty Metal indices, all the sectoral indices ended in the green. Nifty FMCG index ended 1.73 per cent up and Nifty Financial Services jumped 1.7 per cent. Bank Nifty settled at 1.43 per cent higher