The 30-share index, which had retreated from one-week highs by falling 159.54 points in the previous session, rose by 35.03 points, or 0.12 per cent, to 27,460.76, with stocks of IT, auto, teck and PSU sectors leading the recovery.
On similar lines, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty moved up by 15.15 points, or 0.18 per cent, to 8,314.55.
Brokers said selective buying by funds amid a mixed trend in other Asian markets influenced the sentiments here.
Among other Asian markets, Hong Kong's Hang Seng was up by 0.32 percent; while Japan's Nikkei shed 1.09 per cent in morning trade.
US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.15 percent lower in yesterday's trade.