Mumbai, Jan 12 (PTI) Markets continued their record-

setting run for yet another session today with both the

Sensex and Nifty ending at lifetime highs on robust buying by

domestic institutional investors amid positive global cues.

The BSE Sensex gained 88.90 points to end at 34,592.39,

while the broader NSE Nifty finished at 10,681.25, up 30.05

points.

After opening on a strong footing, the Sensex advanced to

hit a fresh lifetime high of 34,638.42 on the back of

continued buying by domestic funds and retail investors but

later declined to 34,342.16.

It finally settled 88.90 points, or 0.26 per cent higher

at 34,592.39, breaking its previous record closing of

34,503.49 hit in yesterday’s trade.

The broader Nifty, after scaling an all-time high

(intra-day) of 10,690.40 points, finished at 10,681.25, up

30.05 points, or 0.28 per cent.

It surpassed its previous record closing of 10,651.20 hit

yesterday.

This was the sixth weekly gain in a row for the

benchmarks. During the week, the Sensex gained 438.54 points,

or 1.28 per cent, while the Nifty rose 122.40 points, or 1.15

per cent.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.