Extending its rising streak for the second straight session, the 30-share index was up by 104.82 points, or 0.50 percent, to 21,184.54 with all the sectoral indices, led by capital goods and oil and gas, trading in positive territory, rising up to 1.11 percent.

The Sensex had gained 371.10 points in the previous session. The wide-based NSE Nifty also moved up by 31.55 points, or 0.50 percent, to 6,305.80.

Brokers said continued buying by funds and retail investors amid a firming trend on other Asian bourses after Friday's gain in US markets, as economic growth figures came in well above expectations, influenced the trading sentiment.

In the Asian region, Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose by 0.68 percent in the morning trade on Monday, while Japan's Tokyo stock exchange remained closed for a public holiday. The US Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.26 percent to close at fresh record highs in Friday's trade.


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