Healthcare, metal, consumer durables, auto and capital goods stocks emerged as the major gainers. The index had gained 124.46 points in the previous session on Thursday and the market remained closed on Friday on the occasion of 'Eid-ul-Fitr'.
The wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty also moved up by 45.00 points, or 0.80 percent, to 5,610.65.
Brokers said that increased buying by participants ahead of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) data, which is expected to be released on Monday, mainly influenced the trading sentiments.
Besides, further recovery in rupee against dollar on the back of more measures announced by RBI also supported the uptrend. In the Asian region, Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose by 1.81 percent, while Japan's Nikkei was down by 0.32 percent in morning trade.


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