March 14 India's NSE index closed above the key
9,000 level on Tuesday for the first time ever, having risen as
much as 2.1 percent to a record high earlier, as Prime Minister
Narendra Modi's resounding win in state elections was seen
bolstering his economic reform agenda and the chances of a
The broader NSE index ended 1.7 percent higher,
after earlier hitting a peak of 9,122.75, surpassing its
previous record set on March 4, 2015.
The benchmark BSE index also closed 1.7 percent up
at 29,442.63, recording its highest close since March 5, 2015.
For the earlier report, check
(Reporting by Arnab Paul in Bengaluru; Editing by Amrutha