By Malvika Gurung
investing.com -- Indian equity benchmark indices continued to maintain their closing streaks and managed to end a choppy session at a high, for the third consecutive day on Thursday.
Nifty50 ended the session at a marginal high of 0.27% or 47.1 points, while the 30-scrip BSE Sensex ended 0.27% or 157.45 points higher on Thursday, with major gains from metal, auto and FMCG stocks, offset largely by losses recorded in financial stocks.
Some of the stocks recording fresh 52-week highs on the BSE were ABB India (NS: ABB ) Ltd, Vodafone Idea (NS: VODA ), Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd. (NS: MTNL ), Reliance Industrial Infrastructure (NS: REII ) Limited, and Escorts (NS: ESCO ) Ltd, among others.
On the NSE, some stocks hitting new 52-week highs included 63 Moons Technologies Ltd (NS: 63MO ), Bajaj Holdings and Investment Ltd (NS: BJAT ), Reliance Industrial Infrastructure Ltd (NS: REII ), Tanla Solutions Ltd (NS: TNSL ), Zee Entertainment (NS: ZEE ) Enterprises, and GlaxoSmithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd (NS: GLAX ), among others.
Among the blue-chip stocks, ITC (NS: ITC ), Larsen & Toubro (NS: LART ), Asian Paints (NS: ASPN ), UPL (NS: UPLL ), Britannia (NS: BRIT ), Reliance Industries (NS: RELI ) and Hero MotoCorp (NS: HROM ) gained the most, up to 4.9%.
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