Besides, a firming trend in the global markets also buoyed the trading sentiment. The 30-share index, which had gained 712.44 points in the previous five sessions, rose further by 142.95 points, or 0.69 percent, to 20,750.49, with stocks of oil and gas, realty, IT, auto and banking sectors leading the rise in morning trade.

On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty rose by 36.75 points, or 0.60 percent, to 6,149.45. Buying activity gathered momentum after Reliance Industries posted better-than-expected second quarter earnings, brokers said. A firming trend in the Asian region spurred by hopes of a deal to end a US government shutdown and raise its borrowing limit further generated buying by participants, they said.

Stock of Reliance Industries climbed 1.68 percent to Rs 884.90 in morning trade after the company reported a 1.5 percent increase in net profit. Profit rose to Rs 5,490 crore in July-September quarter from Rs 5,409 crore in the year-ago period.

Stocks of TCS continued to rise ahead of second quarter results and rose 1.79 percent to trade at a fresh 52-week high of Rs 2,254.20. Wipro gained 2.02 percent to Rs 511, while Infosys was up by 0.41 percent to Rs 3,337. In the Asian region, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was up 0.53 percent, while Japan's Nikkei Index gained 0.52 percent in the morning trade on Tuesday.

The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.42 percent higher in Monday's trade.


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