The index was up by 50 points closing at 11941 and the sensex was up by 136 points closing at 40402. The sensex hit a record high. The markets are going up due to a lot of all round buying. US markets are also up, the global markets are up except Nikkei the Japanese index and Jakarta. The auto sector is showing a bit of improvement, Life insurance companies are doing well, with the improved results of insurance companies. But they seem to be highly priced, and should not be purchased immediately.

Fund buying also goes on, with the high gowth in Index stocks it shows mutual funds will be buying.