This has been a remarkable year for Indian markets, " said Sameet Chavan of Angel Broking.
It had gained 508.92 points, or 1.94 percent, last year. The Nifty rose 28.62% or 2342 points since the beginning of this year.
Indices extended gains in the evening trade, with the Sensex trading above the psychological 34,000 mark on the last trading day of 2017. "Expectation of a pick up in third quarter earnings and strengthening of rupee supported the sentiment", said Vinod Nair, Head of Research, Geojit Financial Services. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was up 0.1 per cent at 563.86 points, a level last visited in late November.
The NSE Nifty slid 40.75 points, or 0.39 percent, to 10,490.75 after scaling a new peak of 10,552.40.
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Volatility index India VIX rose 0.89%.
BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty open higher on Friday.
On Friday, Reliance Communications Ltd rose 35 per cent as the company agreed to sell its wireless assets to Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd.
In the Sensex kitty, Tata Motors saw the maximum gain of 3.06 per cent, followed by Axis Bank (2.74 per cent), TCS (2.72 per cent), Hero MotoCorp (2.38 per cent), Adani Ports (1.94 per cent), Wipro (1.90 per cent), Asian Paints (1.16 per cent), Maruti Suzuki (1.05 per cent), HDFC Ltd (0.94 per cent), ONGC (0.85 per cent), NTPC (0.83 per cent) and Hindustan Unilever (0.79 per cent).
Sector-wise, the rally was driven by telecom (up 1.63 percent), power (1.46 percent), teck (1.24 percent), IT (1.20 percent), auto (1.16 percent), FMCG (0.85 percent), consumer durables (0.85 percent), infrastructure (0.83 percent), capital goods (0.51 percent), realty (0.46 percent), bankex (0.36 percent) and healthcare (0.18 percent). S&P BSE Midcap and S&P BSE Smallcap indices have also surged 48% and 60%, respectively, this year.