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BIZ-STOCKS-OPEN - Sensex hits fresh record high on firm global cues

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.

Mumbai, Jul 13 (PTI) The BSE Sensex hit a fresh record high of 36,740.07 points in opening session today driven by smart gains in Infosys, Coal India and Wipro, despite weak macroeconomic data released yesterday.
In addition, firm Asian cues and a strengthening rupee against the dollar supported the rally.
Rising for the sixth day, the 30-share index spurted 191.66 points, or 0.52 per cent, to hit a new peak of 36,740.07.
The gauge gained 973.86 points in previous five sessions to close at ...