The benchmark BSESensex ended the session up 184.21 points or 0.54 percent at 34,153.85, while the broader Niftyindex rose by 54.05 points or 0.51 percent to 10,558.85.
The 30-share Sensex spurted 205 points, or 0.60 per cent, to all-time high of 34,175.21 points, breaching its previous record high (intra-day) of 34,137.97 scaled on December 27.
Barring oil & gas and PSU, all other BSE sectoral indices ended in the positive zone.
However, auto and realty fell 0.20 per cent and 0.19 per cent, respectively.
Yes Bank (+2.7), Adani Ports (+2.2%), Vedanta (+1.7%), Tata Steel (+1.6%) and Eicher (+1.4%) were the top gainers on Nifty50. Private peers ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, IndusInd Bank, HDFC Bank and Kotak Bank too rose by up to 3.15 per cent.
Idea Cellular rose over 6 per cent, top gainer on BSE, after the telco unveiled a plan to raise Rs 6,750 crore ahead of its merger with Vodafone's local unit.
Brokers said improved liquidity in the market following continuous foreign fund inflows and increased buying by domestic institutional investors after the government moved forward on its bank recapitalisation programme boosted trading sentiments.
The finance ministry yesterday sought Parliament's nod for extra expenditure of Rs 80,000 crore towards recapitalisation of bad loans-saddled public sector banks through bonds.
Meanwhile, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth Rs 96.31 crore, while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) were net sellers to the tune of Rs 269.20 crore on Wednesday, provisional data showed.
Overseas, Asian bourses displayed a strong trend, with Japan's Nikkei rising 0.89 per cent, Shanghai Composite gaining 0.18 per cent while Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 0.25 per cent.
In 2017, together with most majorstock markets globally, Indian equity markets saw strong gains coupled with record-low volatility.
It lost some ground on profit-booking, before finally ending 184.21 points, or 0.54 per cent higher at 34,153.85, smashing its previous record close of 34,056.83 reached on December 29 past year.
SBI's plan to reduce the minimum balance requirement reportedly comes after the negative news on the income generated on the fees. The MAB for semi-urban areas has been unchanged at Rs 2,000, but penalties for non-maintenance have been slashed for this group.
The fearsome beasts have even taken over the latest Monster Hunter: World trailer, because their presence must be made known. PS4 owners have one more beta before Monster Hunter: World hits consoles on January 26.
ESPN reported that Davis was in hot pursuit for Gruden with a persuasive offer that included an ownership stake in the Raiders . The defense struggled mightily before a late-season switch from fired coordinator Ken Norton Jr.to play-caller John Pagano.
There were also concerns within the Justice Department about the close proximity to the election, CNN reported at the time. Mr Clinton remains the foundation's president, and the couple's daughter, Chelsea, sits as vice-chair.
A Buckingham Palace spokesperson said that the Queen and the Royal family were were "very pleased" to hear the news. Zara and Mike's baby joy comes after they suffered a tragic miscarriage in late 2016.
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FX officially announced that the acclaimed television series will be returning to the small screen on March 1st at 10 PM. It's no wonder that the release of the second season's premiere date was so highly anticipated.
The first episode will premiere on Friday, January 12, 2018 with each subsequent episode streaming monthly from February to June. So we weren't surprised to learn last summer that David Letterman was putting together an original series for Netflix .
Sunday night: A slight chance of rain and snow before 10pm, then a slight chance of snow between 10pm and midnight. Rain is likely off and on Friday , according to the National Weather Service , with fog possible in the morning.