Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty gained 68.30 points or 0.41 per cent to finish at a record 16,705.20.
After trading range-bound through the session, the 30-share BSE Sensex ended just 4.89 points or 0.01 per cent higher at 55,949.10.
Banking and finance stocks succumbed to profit-booking after the sharp upmove in the past few sessions, while IT and FMCG counters bucked the trend.
The Sensex closed at 55,958.98, higher by 403.19 points, or 0.73 percent, from its previous close of 55,555.79.
Positive global cues along with healthy buying in IT stocks lifted India's key equity market indices' during the mid-afternoon trade session on Monday.
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