The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex on Monday rose by 470 points in early trade on brisk buying by funds and general investors.
The 30-share Sensex, which closed 71 points up on Thursday, shot up by 470.24 points to 19,632.81 points in the first five minutes of trade.
Similarly, the wide-base National Stock Exchange index, Nifty, spurted by 141.50 points to 5,908 points.
The buying activity was wide-base and lifted almost all the sectoral indices.
The major support to the market came in from stocks of Reliance Industries, Infosys, Tata consultancy, Tata Steel and BHEL.