All the sectoral indices led by metal, consumer durables, power, bank and infrastructure were trading in the green. The NSE Nifty went up by nearly 50 points to trade near 10,500.
Major gainers were ICICI Bank, Reliance industries, SBI, Adani Ports, TCS, Tata Steel and Power Grid, rising up to 1.84 per cent.
Brokers said buying by domestic institutional investors (DIIs) and foreign funds amid a firm trend at other Asian bourses following yet another record close on Wall Street improved the market sentiment.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.42 per cent higher yesterday.(With Agency Inputs)
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