Mumbai, 16/9: In a recent development, Equity benchmark Sensex jumped over 150 points in early trade to scale a fresh lifetime high of 58,875.78 on Thursday, tracking gains in index majors Bharti Airtel, Tata Steel and HCL Tech.
The broader NSE Nifty too surged more than 50 points to reach its new peak in the opening session.
The 30-share Sensex was trading 152.58 points or 0.26 per cent higher at 58,875.78. Similarly, Nifty advanced 50.30 points or 0.29 per cent to 17,569.75 in initial deals.
IndusInd Bank was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising nearly 3 per cent, followed by Tata Steel, ITC, HCL Tech, SBI, Bajaj Finserv, Kotak Bank and Bharti Airtel.