The 30-share barometer, which had gained 137.38 points in the previous session, surged by 156.43 points, or 0.80 percent, to Rs 19,673.58 with all sectoral indices led by metal and capital goods trading in positive zone.

Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty, rose by 40.60 points, or 0.70 percent, to 5.820.65. Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was up 0.79 percent while Japan's Nikkei was trading 0.21 per cent lower in morning trade on Thursday.


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