New Delhi: Sensex and Nifty gained during the early trade on Friday to surge near record levels. Also Read - Amid Middle East Crisis, Sensex Crashes Over 530 Points, Nifty Below 12,200
Brent Crude traded near $65 a barrel on Friday after it shot as much as $71 over the US-Iran tension last week. Also Read - Sensex Turns Volatile After Constituent Rejig; Nifty Holds 12,2001
At 10.14 a.m., the Sensex was trading at 41,595.29, up 142.94 points or 0.34 per cent. It opened at 41,568.20 from its previous close of 41,452.35. Also Read - Sensex Crosses 41,000 Mark, up by 115.08 Points in Early Trade; 37 Stocks in Green on Nifty Index
The broader Nifty advanced 47.45 points to 12,263.35.
Sensex had touched 41,810, its lifetime high.
On Wednesday, domestic markets ended sharply higher due to a decline in crude oil prices as tensions between US-Iran eased.
US markets ended higher tracking signs of conflict de-escalation between US-Iran.