Sensex ends three month record high at 51,937.44

Mumbai, May 31 (Bureau) Maintaining gaining streak for the fourth straight session on Monday, the BSE Sensex on Monday rallied 514.56 pts to close at 51,937.44, three-month-high on the strength of Energy, Metal, Telecom and Bankex stocks. The Nifty rose by 147.15 pts to 15,582.80. The sensex opened higher by 54 pts to 51,476.22. It spurted 591 pts to 52,013.22, days high before closing at 51,937.44, advancing by 514.56 pts from its previous close. The sensex registered days high and low at 52,013.22 and 51,179.34 pts respectively.

The Nifty recorded days high and low at 15,606.35 and 15,374 pts respectively. The sectoral indices like Energy, Metal, Telecom, Utilities and Bankex kept a tally intact today. In scrips, Reliance Industries was a top gainer up by 3.13 pc to Rs 2160.45 followed by ICICI Bank, Bharti Airtel and Dr Reddy up by more than two per cent. The Mid Cap went up by 0.45 pc and Small Cap by 0.50 pc. In 30 scrips, 22 advanced while 8 declined.