Sensex jumped over 240 points to hit 50,000-mark for the first time
Domestic equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 on Thursday were trading at fresh record highs. While BSE Sensex jumped over 240 points (0.50 per cent) to hit 50,000-mark for the first time ever, the broader Nifty 50 index crossed the crucial 14,700-mark.
For the BSE Sensex, it took a little over three months to climb from 40,000 to 50,000 points. It took just nine sessions to gain 1,000 points from 49,000 points.