BENGALURU (Reuters) - Indian shares closed at record highs on Tuesday, led by gains in metal stocks as optimism over an initial Sino-U.S. trade pact boosted investor sentiment.
The Nifty Metal index .NIFTYMET gained the most among sectoral indices, closing up nearly 3%. Shares of Jindal Steel and Power Ltd (JNSP.NS) and Jindal Stainless (Hissar) Ltd (JINA.NS) finished 6.47% and 5.37% higher, respectively.
However, realty and pharma stocks declined, with Nifty Realty index .NIFTYREAL slipping 0.26% and Nifty Pharma index .NIPHARM ending 0.33% lower.
Reporting by Chandini Monnappa in Bengaluru; Editing by Aditya Soni