MUMBAI, June 9 Indian shares surged to record
highs on Monday as blue chips such as Coal India and
Larsen & Toubro continued to rally on hopes of
wide-ranging reforms by the new Narendra Modi government.
NSE index gained as much as 1.2 percent to hit an all-time
high of 7,673.70, breaking the highest level touched on Friday.
The index provisionally closed 0.82 percent higher at 7,645.80.
The BSE index also gained as much as 0.98 percent to hit a
record high of 25,644.77. The index closed 0.72 percent higher
(Reporting by Indulal PM; Editing by Anand Basu)