On across-the-board buying in late session, the index recovered from early losses to end at 27,214.60, up 204.46 points or 0.76 percent.
Meanwhile, the 50-issue NSE Nifty recaptured the crucial 8,200-mark and settled 58.65 points or 0.72 percent higher at 8,238.15. It slipped to a low of 8,147.65 during the day.
With today's late rally, both Sensex and Nifty climbed 135.09 points (0.49 pc) and 48.45 points (0.59 pc), respectively, for the week, to log third-straight weekly rise.
Market commenced lower as participants locked in gains in blue-chips that made sizeable grounds in yesterday's session amid slump in exports and a weakening rupee.
Country's exports shrunk for the tenth straight month by 24.33 percent in September to USD 21.84 billion due to steep fall inbound shipments of petroleum products, iron ore, and engineering goods amid tepid global demand.
Reliance Industries, which surged 1.07 percent at Rs 913.70 ahead of its Q2 earnings, helped in the success story.
Moreover, Maruti Suzuki continued its upward journey and gathered another 1.56 percent to Rs 4,448 on expectations of pick up in its sales during the ongoing festive season.
Other stocks from the auto space too perked up with Tata Motors rising by 1.72 percent to Rs 387.25, followed by M&M 1.19 percent, Bajaj Auto 0.42 percent and Hero MotoCorp 0.88 percent. Out of the 30-share Sensex, 20 ended higher.
Gains in L&T, SBI, ONGC, HDFC Bank, HDFC, ICICI Bank, Dr Reddy's, NTPC, Axis Bank, ONGC, Cipla, BHEL, GAIL, TCS and Sun Pharma also contributed.


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