The benchmark BSE index closed 0.2 percent higher at 27,915.88 on Wednesday. Earlier, it rose as much as 0.54 percent to break above the 28,000 mark and touch a fresh record high of 28,010.39.

The broader NSE index gained 0.17 percent to 8,338.30. The index gained as much as 0.5 percent to hit a record high of 8,365.55 points.

The partially convertible rupee closed at 61.41/42 per dollar, largely unchanged from Monday's close of 61.40/41. The benchmark 10-year bond yield closed 7 basis points lower at 8.19 percent on Wednesday, its lowest level since August 12, 2013.


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