An upbeat assessment of the US economy by a top Federal Reserve official took Wall Street to a record close, which had a rub-off on Asia.
The 30-share BSE index rose 80.96 points, or 0.25 per cent to 31,392.53. It had gained 255.17 points in the previous session.
All sectoral indices saw buying interest, led by IT, technology, capital goods and auto stocks.
Prominent gainers were Tata Motors, Infosys, PowerGrid, Tata Steel, Reliance Industries and ONGC, rising by up to 1.45 per cent.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.68 per cent higher yesterday.
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