The 30-share index, which had gained 589.81 points in the past three sessions, rose further by 56.03 points, or 0.22 percent, to 25,974.98 with stocks of FMCG, consumer durables, healthcare, power and IT sectors moving up.
The National Stock Exchange index Nifty also moved up by 3.95 points, or 0.05 percent, to 7,743.50.
Brokers said continued buying by funds and investors amidst a mixed trend on other Asian markets influenced sentiments.
They said, however, a cautious approach adopted by participants in view of longer weekend, as markets will remain closed tomorrow on account of ‘Independence Day’, limited the gains.
In the IT segment, Infosys was trading 0.28 percent higher, while Tata Consultancy moved up by 1.09 percent.      

Bucking the trend, stocks of state-owned ONGC fell 1.05 percent despite company's 19 percent rise in net profit for the April-June quarter.
Shares of Tata Steel fell 1.11 percent after company's consolidated net profit plunged by 70.38 percent to Rs 337.33 crore in the April-June quarter.
In Asia, Japan's Nikkei gained 0.60 percent, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng index fell 0.21 percent in the morning trade.
US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.55 percent higher in Wednesday's trade.

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