Nifty ends above 9,300, Sensex zooms 287 points

Mumbai: Stocks rallied to record highs today, with the NSE Nifty ending above the key 9,300-mark for the first time on strong earnings and upbeat global cues.

The 50-share Nifty soared 88.65 points, or 0.96 per cent, to reach its new lifetime closing high of 9,306.60, surpassing the previous record close of 9,265.15 on April 5.

Intra-day, it surged to 9,309.20, breaking its previous intra-day record of 9,273.90 reached on April 5. The BSE 30-share Sensex zoomed 287.40 points, or 0.97 per cent to close at 29,943.24, after shuttling between 29,961.82 and 29,780.84.