Tracking global trend, Bombay Stock Exchange's benchmark Sensex shot up by over 140 points in early trade on Wednesday on buying by foreign as well as domestic funds in heavy-weighted bluechip stocks.
The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex), which had gained 110.10 points yesterday, climbed by another 140.83 points at 11,801.62 points in the first five minutes of trading.
Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index, Nifty, rose by 43.10 points at 3,433.00.
Stock brokers said firm global markets, triggered buying by foreign funds.
All the BSE-30 share and NSE-50 share were in the positive zone with sizeable gains.
A few stocks in the mid-cap and small-cap segments were also in better shape on investors' buying.