Continuing with its upward march, the benchmark index, Sensex, went up by 65 points in early trade on Thursday, on the Bombay Stock Exchange on sustained buying by foreign funds in all the heavy-weighted stocks.
The BSE 30-share index, which had gained over 17 points on Wednesday, rose by another 65 points at 11,788.92 in the first five minutes of trading.
Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index, Nifty, was up by 21.95 points at 3,452.30
Stock brokers said firm global markets and reports that foreign funds were net buyers on Wednesday, on the Indian bourses mainly influenced the trading sentiments.
All the BSE 30-shares and NSE-50 shares were in positive territory with moderate gains.