The 30-share index, which had rallied by 453.68 points in the past three sessions, spurted by another 216.52 points or 0.84 percent, to trade at a fresh record high of 25,732.87, surpassing previous record of 25,725.12 on June 11.

All the sectoral indices, led by metals, realty, capital goods and power, were trading in the positive territory with gains up to 1.44 percent.

The National Stock Exchange Nifty surged 59.55 points or 0.77 percent, to trade at 7,694.25.

Brokers said sentiments bolstered after the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the government would take bold decisions in the forthcoming Budget and pursue the path of fiscal prudence to revive the economy.

Besides, an uptick in manufacturing sector growth in June and signs of pick-up in auto sales amidst a firming trend in the global markets, triggered buying by retail investors.

Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose by 0.59 percent, while Japan's Nikkei moved up by 0.52 percent in morning trade on Wednesday.

US Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.77 percent to close at a record high in Tuesday's trade.


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