The 30-share index had risen by 158 points to a high of 22,602.71 in morning trade as FIIs continued to invest in Indian equity markets. (Agencies)
However, profit booking in some counters trimmed some of the gains and the barometer closed up by 63.30 points, or 0.28 percent, at 22,508.42 points, a closing level not seen after April 28. The index gained 41.23 points in the last session.
The National Stock Exchange's index Nifty advanced by 15.95 points, or 0.24 percent, to 6,715.30, after shuttling between 6,743.45 and 6,701.90 in day trade.
Brokers said foreign institutional investors (FIIs) continued to show optimism in the Indian stock market and pumped in more funds, boosting sentiment here.
FIIs bought shares worth a net Rs 279.86 crore on Monday as per provisional data from the stock exchanges.
They said encouraging fourth quarterly earnings by some more companies also triggered buying activity.
Among Sensex stocks, Reliance Industries was the biggest gainer rising by 1.91 percent, while ONGC ended 0.45 percent. ICICI Bank jumped 1.63 percent, FMCG major ITC surged 1.06 percent, Larsen and Toubro by 1.24 percent and Mahindra and Mahindra by 0.55 percent.
Tata Motors rose by 0.98 percent, Tata Steel by 0.89 percent and Maruti Suzuki by 0.61 percent.
On the other hand, Hero Motocorp, Bajaj Auto, Infosys, TCS, Wipro, Tata Power, Hindalco and Bharti Airtel were among the major losers with losses of up to 2.10 percent.
In 30-BSE index components, 14 stocks gained, 15 ended lower while NTPC remained steady at Rs 114. The consumer durables index gained the most by rising 3.22 percent to 6,793.61 followed by oil and gas by 1.10 percent to 9,804.20. Capital goods sector index by 0.99 percent to 12,129.67, Banking index by 0.54 percent to 14,829.50 and FMCG index by 0.46 percent 6,821.68.
The 30-share index had risen by 158 points to a high of 22,602.71 in morning trade as FIIs continued to invest in Indian equity markets.