Asian markets were also down as investors continued to assess the risks to the economic recovery posed by the new COVID variant Omicron.
"Nifty could take further direction post European markets opening, but likely to end in the positive for the day."
L&T was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising around 3 per cent, followed by Tech Mahindra, HCL Tech, HUL, Axis Bank and Bharti Airtel.
Infosys was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising over 2 per cent, followed by Tata Steel, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Titan and IndusInd Bank.
The BSE Sensex has boomed 135 per cent from the lows of 2020 lockdown and has scaled the 60,000 mark. This could be enough for some investors to cash-out by booking profits and tempting for others to jump into the bandwagon.
Both key indices, S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50, made new record highs. The Sensex crossed the 59,500 mark, while Nifty breached the 17,700 level.
The 30-share Sensex was trading 260.26 points or 0.45 per cent higher at 58,390.21, and Nifty advanced 75.75 points or 0.44 per cent to 17,399.35 in initial deals.
Titan was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising around 2 per cent, followed by Reliance Industries, Kotak Bank, SBI, NTPC and IndusInd Bank.
The top gainers on the Sensex were Bajaj Finserv, Bharti Airtel and Bajaj Finance.
The next 1,000 points-level was scaled in less than a week as the benchmark climbed the 56,000-peak for the first time in intra-day on August 18.
Tata Steel was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising around 1 per cent, followed by NTPC, L&T, HDFC, Nestle India, ICICI Bank and Bajaj Finserv.
NSE Nifty50 traded lower. It fell to 16,433.10, lower by 135.75 points or 0.82 per cent from its previous close.
Amid a positive trend in global markets, Equity benchmark Sensex rallied over 500 points in early trade on Thursday.
Bull run continued on the Indian equity market on Tuesday with the BSE Sensex crossing the 53,000-mark for the first time.
Equity benchmark Sensex plunged nearly 600 points in early trade on Monday, tracking losses in index-heavyweights ICICI Bank, SBI and L&T amid a steep correction in global equities.
The key Indian equity indices continued their record run on Tuesday.The BSE Sensex touched a fresh high of 52,836.31 and the Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange hit an all-time high of 15,889.60 points.
The Indian stock market reached new milestones on Friday morning with both the BSE Sensex and the Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange touching fresh record highs.
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