bse, sensex closes at record high, nifty closes at record high, nse nifty
The Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) logo is seen at the BSE building in Mumbai, India, January 25, 2017.Reuters file

Broadly positive global cues and healthy buying in consumer durables, capital goods and automobile stocks buoyed the Indian equity markets on Wednesday and both the key indices touched new 52-week intra-day highs as well as new closing highs.

The Nifty, after opening at a record high of 9,264.40 points, closed at 9,265.15 points, up 27.30 points or 0.30 per cent.

The 30-scrip Sensex of the BSE, which opened at 29,996.03 points, closed at 29,974.24 points -- up 64.02 points or 0.21 percent.

Earlier, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened on a higher note during the morning session of the trade but later moved into negative region.

The Sensex of the BSE after opening at 29,996.03 points, touched a high of 30,007.48 and a low of 29,817.69 points.

On Monday the Sensex closed at 29,910.22 points while it was a trading holiday on Tuesday.

The Sensex is trading at 29,852.61 points down by 57.61 points or 0.19 per cent.

On the other hand, the broader 51-scrip Nifty at the National Stock Exchange(NSE) opened at 9,264.40 points after closing at 9,237.85 points on Monday.

The Nifty is trading at 9,222.25 points at 9.35 am.