May 29, 2017 / 7:39 AM / a year ago

Sensex, Nifty hit record closing highs; Reliance Communications falls

REUTERS - India's benchmark BSE Sensex .BSESN edged higher to a record close for a third consecutive session as consumer goods stocks gained, but broader advances were capped by falls in companies that posted weak results such as Reliance Communications (RLCM.NS).

A broker trades on his computer terminal at a stock brokerage firm in Mumbai, India, January 20, 2016. REUTERS/Shailesh Andrade/Files

The BSE Sensex gained 0.26 percent to hit a record close of 31,109.28 points.

Meanwhile, the broader NSE Nifty .NSEI ended up 0.1 percent at an all-time closing high of 9,604.90 points, marking a second consecutive record close.

Reporting by Krishna V Kurup in Bengaluru; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri

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