There was widespread value-buying amid firm global cues.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) traded 329.40 points or 0.99 per cent higher during the mid-afternoon session.
The Sensex opened hit the day's high of 33,165.15 before settling up 346.38 points, or 1.06 per cent, at 33,106.82. In the pre-opening session, Sensex surged over 200 points while Nifty was above 10,300.
Sensex surged over 397 Points or 1.20% to 33,504.44 while the wider Nifty jumped 118 points or 1.16% at 10,333.60 after worldwide rating agency Moody's upgraded India's sovereign rating to Baa2.
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Shah says from a flow point of you Moody's upgrades provides a a great opportunity for India because there are many pensions funds that don't invest in India because of lower rating.
The rating which has come after a gap of nearly 13-years is a sentiment booster and positive for flows into equities and debt market. The benchmark is up close to 1 percent and now trading at 10,313.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.80 per cent in yesterday's trade.
The BSE Sensex today skyrocketed 414 points to 33,521 and the NSE Nifty raced past 10,300 as banking stocks led a solid rally after Moody's upgraded India's sovereign credit rating.
China's Shanghai Composite shed 0.10 per cent in their early deals.