Sensex zooms 134 points to hit yet another record high

The Bombay Stock Exchange logo is seen at the BSE building in Mumbai

The Nifty50 edged higher by 19 points or 0.18 percent to close at 10,651.20 points, while the Sensex at 34,503.49 points - up 70.42 points or 0.20 percent.

Sensex was higher by 106 points at 32,079, While Nifty was up by 30 points at 10,682. During the week, the Sensex gained 438.54 points, or 1.28 per cent, while the Nifty rose 122.40 points, or 1.15 per cent.

"Whatever has come in till now, say, IT company results or private sector bank results such as South Indian Bank Ltd and IndusInd Bank Ltd, the numbers are largely in line with expectations".

Mumbai: Benchmarks Sensex and Nifty ended at fresh life-time highs on Thursday on optimism surrounding corporate earnings amid mixed global cues.

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Profit booking in IT, Teck and telecom counters pulled the index back from record high level.

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) sold shares worth Rs 623.63 crore on net basis while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought equities to the tune of Rs 770.02 crore yesterday, provisional data showed.

For the week, the NSE index added 1.2 percent, while the BSE index advanced 1.3 percent. China reported trade data for December with exports moving up 10.9 per cent and imports rising 4.5 per cent.

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