Mumbai: The benchmark Sensex jumped 760 points on Monday to reclaim the 34,000-mark, as investors stepped up purchases after a bout of declines last week.
Healthy buying was witnessed across all the 19 sectors on the BSE, led by banking, finance and healthcare stocks.
At 3.16 p.m., the S&P BSE Sensex traded at 34,111.19, up 761.88 points or 2.28 per cent from its previous close of 33,349.31.
It had opened at 33,549.88 points, touching an intra-day high of 34,116.02 points and a low of 33,341.80.
The Nifty50 traded at 10,258.65, up 228.65 points or 2.32 per cent.