The Indian equity markets are likely to open at record highs on special Muhurat trading session on festival of Diwali. The Nifty futures traded on Singapore Exchange was up 82 points at 12,787, indicating a strong start for Indian equities.
In recently concluded Samvat 2076, the Sensex has surged 12.2 per cent and Nifty 50 index has climbed 10 per cent despite huge volatility caused due to Coronavirus-induced lockdowns.
The Nifty in the pre-market session surged 103 points to record high of 12,823 and Sensex climbed 372 points to 43,815.
Bharti Airtel, ITC, IndusInd Bank, Bajaj Finserv, Larsen & Toubro and ONGC were top gainers in the Sensex.
On the flipside, NTPC was the only loser in the 30-share Sensex.