The 30-share barometer rose 173.51 points, or 0.63 percent, to 27,379.57, with power, infrastructure, auto, IT, consumer durables, FMCG and banking stocks leading the gains.      

The gauge had lost 45.04 points in Thursday's volatile trade. On similar lines, the benchmark NSE index Nifty traded higher by 55 points, or 0.66 percent, at 8,279.20.     

Brokers said value-buying in blue-chip stocks by the participants after recent losses and a rising trend at other Asian markets tracking overnight gains in the US as hopes of an morning rate hike diminished, boosted market sentiment here.

Among Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was up by 0.62 percent while Japan's Nikkei gained 0.63 percent in morning trade.

The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 1.06 percent higher in Thursday's trade.

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