Stock market investors became richer by Rs. 1.96 lakh crore on Wednesday following a smart show in the stock market, where the benchmark Sensex breached the 33,000-mark for the first time. Strong gains in the broader market also helped the total market valuation of BSE-listed companies hit a record high of Rs. 141 lakh crore. Riding high on strong sentiment in the broader market, the market capitalisation (m-cap) of BSE-listed companies rose by Rs. 1,96,629.16 crore to Rs. 1,41,79,644 crore.