Mumbai: Maintaing gaining streak for the sixth straight session on Monday, the BSE sensex edged up by 617 pts to 51,348.77, a historic high on the strength of Auto, Bankex, Technology and Industrials stocks amid strong global cues.
The Nifty too gained by 191.56 pts to 15,115.80.
In early trade, the Sensex went up by 415 pts. During the day it zoomed up nearly 792 pts to 51,523.38 days high before closing at 51,348.77, advancing by 617.14 pts from its previous close.
The sensex registered days high and low at 51,523.38 and 51,146.67 pts respectively.
The Nifty recorded days high and low at 15,159.80 and 15,041.05 pts.
The sectoral indices especially, Auto, Metal, Technology and Industrials sparkled.
In scrips, M& M was a major gainer up by 7.43 pc followed by Bajaj Finserv by 3.45 pc, Infosys by 2.90 pc to Rs 1309.25, Bharti Airtel by 2.80 pc to Rs 597.50 and Tech Mahindra by 2.65 pc to Rs 984.95.
However, selling in Kotak Bank, Bajaj finance, ITC and Telecom capped from further gains, broker informed.
The Mid Cap rose by 1.50 pc and Small Cap by 1.53 pc.
In 30 scrips, 26 advanced while 4 declined.