Indian share market benchmarks Bombay Stock Exchange Sensex and broader NSE Nifty 50 were trading near respective record high levels on Tuesday led by gains in banking, financial services.
The BSE Sensex was trading at 251.85 points or 0.42 percent higher at 58,419. Similarly, NSE Nifty 50 advanced 68.40 points or 0.39 percent to 17,423.
All the Nifty sectoral indices were trading in gains with Bank Nifty was up over half a percent to 36,718 and the Nifty Media was top gainer, hovering over 6 percent.
Axis Bank is the top index gainer, rising by 1.66 percent. Followed by HCL Tech, Dr Reddy’s Labs, IndusInd Bank, Nestle India, ICICI Bank, Sun Pharma, Reliance Industries Ltd and Tech Mahindra were among top Sensex gainers.
Bharti Airtel is top index loser, fell 0.69 percent, followed by Hindustan Unilever, HDFC, UltraTech Cement and Bajaj Finance.
In the global share market, the Asian benchmarks, bourses in Shanghai, Seoul, Tokyo and Hong Kong were trading in the positive territory in mid-session deals.
Wall Street equities ended largely in gains in the overnight session.