The 30-share index, which had lost 739.08 points in the previous two sessions, recovered by 82.15 points, or 0.29 percent, to 28,792.02.

On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty edged up by 16.35 points, or 0.19 per cent, to 8,728.40 in morning trade. The gauge had lost 225.70 points in the past two sessions.

Brokers said fresh buying by investors amid a mixed trend at other Asian markets influenced the sentiment but data showing that foreign funds sold shares on the domestic bourses in Tuesday's trade after remaining net buyers, restricted buying activity.
Among other Asian markets, Japan's Nikkei rose 0.50 percent while Hong Kong Hang Seng shed 0.38 percent in morning trade on Wednesday.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 1.85 percent lower in Tuesday's trade.

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