Closing updates: Healthy buying in most sectors pushed domestic equities to record high levels in the intraday trade on August 3.
The Sensex hit its fresh all-time high of 53,887.98, while the Nifty made a fresh peak of 16,146.90 in intraday trade.
In sync with the benchmarks, the BSE midcap and smallcap indices also scaled record highs of 23,443 and 27,232, respectively.
Eventually, Sensex closed with a gain of 873 points, or 1.65 percent at 53,823.36 while the Nifty finished at 16,130.75, up 246 points, or 1.55 percent.
BSE Midcap index closed at 23,374, up 0.19 percent while the smallcap index settled with a gain of 0.23 percent at 27,134.
News Source:- Moneycontrol