New Delhi: Markets opened on a positive note on Wednesday with the BSE Sensex posting fresh opening record high while the Nifty was just a little away from new record high.
The Sensex of the BSE after opening at high of 36,928.06 points touched a low of 36,850.42 points.
However, minutes into trading, Sensex markets came off is record level and was trading 32.74 points or 0.09 percent up at 36,857.84
On the other hand, the broader 51-scrip Nifty at National Stock Exchange (NSE) was trading 0.07 points up at 11,141.40.
Meanwhile, on a net basis, foreign funds bought shares worth Rs 104.34 crore, while domestic institutional investors made purchases worth Rs 513.78 crore yesterday, provisional data showed.
Elsewhere in Asia, Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.09 per cent, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up 0.85 per cent, while Japan's Nikkei gained 0.54 per cent in early deals. The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.79 per cent yesterday.