Continuing its winning streak, the 30-share index rose further by 75.48 points, or 0.34 per cent, to trade at 22,461.75 points, with all sectoral indices led by consumer durables, oil & gas and auto trading in positive zone with gains up to 1.34 per cent.
The Sensex gained over 1,265 points, or nearly 6 per cent, in the last month.
The broad-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty rose by 11.75 points, or 0.18 per cent, to 6,715.95 in the early trade.
Brokers said sentiments remained extremely bullish on persistent buying by foreign funds and retail investors ahead of the RBI’s policy review to be released later in the day.
In the Asian region, Hong Kong Hang Seng index gained 0.53 per cent, while Japan’s Nikkei fell by 0.28 per cent in early trade today.
The US Dow Jones Industrial Average ended 0.82 per cent higher in yesterday’s trade.