The BSE cautioned investors not to be carried away by the "euphoria" and refrain from investing in penny stocks.
Sensex opened on a strong footing and surged to a lifetime high of 30,167.09 pts in intra-day trade, before settling at 30,133.35.
Positive global cues and optimism over the upcoming quarterly earning results pushed the Indian equity markets to new closing highs.
Positive global cues and optimism over the upcoming quarterly earning results pushed the Indian equity markets to their new closing highs.
The BSE Sensex shot up by over 128 points to 30,071.61 and the NSE Nifty scaled 9,343.15 -- both lifetime highs -- in opening trade.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened on a higher note during the morning session of the trade.
Positive global cues lifted the NSE Nifty to its new record high of over 9,300 points and the BSE Sensex to its highest closing level in almost three weeks.
Higher global indices along with a strengthened rupee lifted the Indian equity markets.
The 50-share NSE Nifty soared 82.45 points, or 0.89 per cent, to quote at its new lifetime high of 9,300.40.
Nifty rose to an all-time high of 9,279.80 earlier in the day, surpassing the previous peak on April 5.