However, disappointing IIP numbers released after market hours on Friday, limited the gain.
Besides, a mixed trend in the other Asian markets also influenced the trading sentiment here.
The 30-share index rose by 108.35 points, or 0.47 per cent, to 22,737.31, with stocks of IT, tech, metals, healthcare and realty sectors leading the rise. The gauge had lost 86.37 points in the previous session on Friday. Markets remained closed yesterday for “Ambedkar Jayanti”.
Similarly, the NSE Nifty edged higher by 12.45 points, or 0.18 per cent, to 6,788.75.
Shares of Infosys rallied by 3.31 per cent to Rs 3,343 in early trade.
Other IT stocks which also gained were Tata Consultancy Services (up 1.01 per cent) to Rs 2,185.55 and Wipro (up 1.03 per cent) to Rs 573.80.
Among other Asian markets, Japan’s Nikkei gained 1.14 per cent while Hong Kong’s Hang Seng shed 0.14 per cent in morning trade today.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.91 per cent higher in yesterday’s trade.
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