Sensex, Nifty hit record high: Top reasons for market surge

Equity indices surged to fresh all-time highs on Thursday tracking a firm trend in global markets. Extending its rally to the third straight day, the 30-share BSE benchmark rallied 762.10 points or 1.24 per cent to settle at 62,272.68, its record closing peak. During the day, it jumped 901.75 points or 1.46 per cent to its lifetime high of 62,412.33.