Stocks of consumer durables, PSU, IT, infrastructure and FMCG sectors led the recovery.
    
The 30-share index gained 53.27 points, or 0.20 percent, to trade above the 27,000-level at 27,049.14. It had lost nearly 324 points in the past three sessions.

The National Stock Exchange Nifty moved up by 12.50 points, or 0.15 percent, to 8,098.20.
    
Brokers said fresh buying by speculators and funds ahead of industrial production (IIP) data for July and inflation for August, to be released later in the day, contributed to the rise.
    
Besides, a mixed trend in other Asian markets influenced trading sentiments, they said.
    
Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was down 0.36 percent while Japan's Nikkei rose 0.39 percent in morning trade on Friday.
    
US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.12 percent lower in Thursday's trade.

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