Besides, firming trend in China stocks and other Asian markets, buoyed trading sentiments. The 30-share index was trading higher by 155.47 points or 0.56 percent at 27,729.13 as all sectoral indices, led by metal, consumer durable and healthcare stocks with gains of up to 1.05 percent.
The gauge lost 635.10 points in the previous three days. The National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved up by 28.45 points or 0.34 per cent to 8,357.00. Stock brokers said fresh positions created by participants ahead of key economic data -- industrial production (IIP) numbers for May -- to be released later in the day, contributed to the rise.
Moreover, a firming trend at other Asian markets after Greece submitted new debt reform plans and Chinese rout eased as Shanghai stocks surged again on government measures to boost the market, positively impacted sentiments, they added.
Stocks of country's largest software services firm Tata Consultancy Services fell 0.17 percent to Rs 2,517 after company yesterday reported a meagre 2.1 percent growth in its June quarter net profit.
Among Asian markets, China's main Shanghai Composite Index jumped 5.12 percent, Hong Kong's Hang Seng up 0.72 percent, while Japan's Nikkei gained 0.41 percent in morning trade today.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.19 percent higher in yesterday's trade.


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