Nifty surges past 8,000 to mark record high
Sep 01 2014 , Mumbai
The after-glow of Narendra Modi's election victory nearly four months ago helped India's lumbering economy register its fastest growth in two-and-a-half years for the quarter ending in June, according to data on Friday.
The 50-share broader index marked a record high of 8,011.15. Markets were closed on Friday for a holiday.
L&T gained 1.7 percent, while ICICI Bank Ltd rose 1.2 percent.