Live Market- Sensex, Nifty edged higher in early trade Friday hitting new record highs on continued buying by retail investors amid strong global cues. Shares of Coal India, Axis Bank and ICICI Bank were top gainers, while Infosys, TCS and Power Grid fell in the early trading.
The BSE Sensex traded higher by 104.62 points to 34,608 levels, while the NSE Nifty-50 rose 30.80 points to 10,682 in later morning hours.
Except IT sector, all other BSE sectoral indices were moving in the green, out of the metal index gained the most by 0.71%, capital goods 0.61%, infrastructure 0.56% and banking stock 0.47%, however, IT index was down 0.1%.
Major Sensex gainers include ICICI Bank, HDFC, Larsen & Toubro, Kotak Mahindra Bank and Reliance Industries whereas the major losers were PowerGrid, IndusInd Bank, YES Bank and Infosys.
Shares of TCS fell 1.1 percent to Rs. 2762 after the company reported weaker earnings in its segments.
Shares of Infosys Ltd inched up 0.01 percent to Rs. 1,075.75 ahead of its Q3 earnings due later today.