Sensex, Nifty near record highs as retail inflation eases

Indian shares opened near record highs on Tuesday after data showed the country’s retail inflation eased to a four-month low, while Zee Entertainment surged 10% after top investors sought the removal of its chief executive from its board. The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index was up 0.3% at 17,407.65 by 9:16 am, and…

Sensex, Nifty hit record highs on financial gains, Q1 GDP jump

Indian shares hit all-time highs on Wednesday, helped by financials and automaker stocks, and after data showed the economy grew more than 20% in the June-quarter. The blue-chip NSE Nifty 50 index was up 0.22% at 17,170.25 by 9:17 am and the benchmark S&P BSE Sensex rose 0.24% to 57,687.67. Both the indexes…