On Thursday, the benchmark Sensex rose by 30 points, gaining 9.37 points, to a record high of 23,842.57.

It is the most recent price increase since January 20, 2019, when the Sensex was valued at just over Rs 10,000.

As of Thursday afternoon, the Sensei had lost more than Rs 50,000 crore ($2.5 billion) in the past six months.

The Sensex has already rallied over Rs 1,200 crore ($1.1 billion) from its lows of Rs 6,300 crore ($7.1 million) in February, and has risen more than 40% since the onset of the crisis in October last year.

It has gained nearly 90% in the last three months.