The 30-share index rose further by 37.08 points, or 0.21 per cent, to 17,468.92. It has gained over 568 points in the past three sessions.In a similar fashion, the wide-based National Stock Exchange Nifty index gained 9.45 points, or 0.17 per cent, at 5,279.35.
The rupee today rose marginally by six paise to trade at a fresh three-month high of Rs 49.09 per a dollar on the Interbank Foreign Exchange market in early trade on Friday.
Dealers said continued foreign capital inflows in the Indian market and weakening of dollar against the euro in the global markets, mainly kept rupee’s sentiment firm. The rupee had surged by 12 paise to close at a fresh three-month high of `49.15 against the dollar.