Retail investors and domestic financial institutions built up positions ahead of release of data sets of IIP for August and inflation for September, to be released tomorrow.
An appreciating rupee created positive vibes.
The gauge had gained 332.38 points in the previous three sessions.
Positive leads from other Asian bourses and investors tracking another record on Wall Street supported the upmove, traders said.
In the Sensex kitty, Bharti Airtel emerged as the top gainer, surging by 4.32 per cent to Rs 400.65. Reliance Industries too rose 1.54 per cent to Rs 856.35 ahead of its second quarter earnings later this week.
Other gainers were Axis Bank, M&M, NTPC and Bajaj Auto.
Japan's Nikkei was up 0.22 per cent and Shanghai Composite rose 0.23 per cent in their early trading. Hong Kong's Hang Seng too edged up by 0.46 per cent.
US Dow Jones Industrial Average had surged 0.31 per cent to close at a fresh record high yesterday.
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