The NSE Nifty also moved up by 22.55 points, or 0.21 per cent, to trade at 10,372.70.
Traders said foreign fund inflows and small gains at most of other Asian markets influenced trading sentiments here. Foreign institutional investors bought equities worth Rs 461.47 crore yesterday, as per the provisional data. In the Sensex kitty, major gainers included Axis Bank, Cipla, Sun Pharma, Dr Reddy's, Lupin, Wipro, TCS, Asian Paint,
Hindustan Unilever,Bajaj Auto, M&M, Hero MotoCorp, L&T, Maruti Suzuki and Infosys, gaining up to 3.90 per cent.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.04 per cent higher yesterday.
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