The Nifty moved up by 5.20 points, or 0.06 per cent, to trade at a new life-time high of 8,535.35, breaching its previous record of 8,534.65 touched yesterday. Also Read - West Bengal MBBS Seats Increased to 4,000: CM Mamata Banerjee

The 30-share index, which had gained 466.69 points in the previous three sessions, flared up by 41.68 points, or 0.14 per cent, to quote at 28,541.22, shying away from its record high of 28,541.96 reached yesterday. Stocks of IT, healthcare, consumer durables and auto sectors led gains. Also Read - Will Convert All State-Run Madrasas Into a General School: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Sustained foreign fund inflows in anticipation of further push to economic reforms by the government in the ongoing winter session of Parliament boosted sentiments, brokers said, adding a mixed trend at other Asian bourses following overnight gains on the US markets also helped the cause. Also Read - Anything For Education: Goa Students Trek 3km Everyday to Reach Hilltop to Access Internet For Online Classes

Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng down by 0.12 per cent, while Japan’s Nikkei was up by 0.38 per cent in early trade today. The US Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.04 per cent to close at new high in yesterday’s trade.

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