The 30-share Sensex, resumed higher at 32,488.23 and hovered in a range of 32,687.32 and 32,445.43 before quoting 32,540.47 at 1130 hours, still showing a rise of 107.78 points or 0.33 per cent from its last close.
It however failed to maintain record levels on profit-booking, and settled at new high of 10,230.85, up 63.40 points, or 0.62 per cent.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng was trading higher by 0.94 per cent, while Shanghai Composite rose 0.14 per cent in late morning trade.
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"Nifty continued its up-run on Friday and closed the day higher by around 71 points".
On the currency front, the rupee strengthened by 15-16 paise to close at 64.93 against the United States dollar from its previous close at 65.08-09.
Industrial output hit a nine-month high of 4.3 per cent in August and CPI inflation held steady at 3.28 per cent in September, instead of accelerating as expected, raising tentative hopes the central bank would be less hawkish about interest rates.
In terms of investments, provisional data with the exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold scrips worth Rs 1,698.50 crore while domestic institutional investors (DIIs) purchased stocks worth Rs 1,590.13 crore.
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Trump's reported interest in massively increasing America's nuclear arsenal also drew widespread criticism, despite his denials. The July 20 meeting was described as a lengthy and sometimes tense review of worldwide USA forces and operations.
Shares of Bharti Airtel and Bharti Infratel hit the 52-week highs, rising 1.7% and 1.5% respectively.
Bharat Financial Inclusion gained 2 percent after the board of IndusInd Bank approved the merger between the bank and microfinance firm Bharat Financial Inclusion.
On the other hand, the S&P BSE healthcare index fell by 40.67 points, followed by FMCG index by 25.86 points and capital goods index by 24.25 points.
Meanwhile, rally in pharma stocks such as Sun Pharma (up 2.48 per cent), Cipla (up 2.34 per cent), Dr Reddy's Laboratories (up 2.08 per cent), Aurobindo Pharma (up 1.64 per cent), Glenmark Pharmaceuticals (up 1.40 per cent) and Lupin (up 0.77 per cent) further uplifted the sentiment.
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