Benchmark indices gained strength in morning, with Nifty trading above record closing high of 9160.
The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 102.83 points at 29,634.26 and the 50-share NSE Nifty gained 24.70 points at 9,168.50.
More than three shares advanced for every share falling on the BSE.
SBI extended gains, rising 1.6 percent followed by Reliance Industries, ITC, L&T and HDFC Bank.
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