Global cues surge equity markets to new highs

The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) provisionally closed at 9,422.40 points -- up 15.10 points or 0.16 per cent.

Similarly, the barometer 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE closed at a new high of 30,250.98 points (around 3.30 p.m.) -- up by only 2.81 points or 0.01 per cent from its previous close at 30,248.17 points.