The 30-share barometer, which had gained 15.23 points in the previous two sessions, shot up by 124.18 points, or 0.57 percent, to 21,879.50. All the sectoral indices, led by PSUs, banking and metals, were trading in the positive zone with gains up to 1.08 percent.
On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved up by 33.95 points, or 0.52 percent, to 6,528.85. Brokers said sentiments on the domestic bourses remained positive, largely on the back of a firming trend in the Asian region, despite fresh data indicating China's manufacturing sector witnessed shrinking in March.
Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index rose by 1.03 percent while Japan's Nikkei gained 1.83 percent in morning trade on Monday.


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