For the first time, the share price of Reliance Industries Ltd touched a historic mark of Rs.2,000, up by 1.4 per cent when compared to the previous day close. Its share price hit Rs. 2,000-mark against the previous day’s close of Rs 1971.85 on BSE. A total of 4.21 lakh shares changed hands, according to market sources.
Massive investments by global firms have pushed the RIL stock higher in recent months. Google and Facebook have invested heavily in Reliance Jio.
Sensex raised 50 points and NiFty stood at 11,180. Major gainers were Axis Bank, ITC and Dr. Reddy’s, Power Grid Corp, Vedanta, NTPC and M&M. Share prices of HUL and HDFC were some of the losers.