HCL Tech was the top gainer in the Sensex pack, rising 2.93 per cent, ahead of its quarterly results.
Domestic traders were also enthused after Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman hinted at more stimulus measures.
Amid sustained foreign fund inflows, easing global crude prices also helped buying sentiment, traders said.
She assured international investors at an interaction session that the government was continuously working to bring reforms.
He asserted that monetary and fiscal policies can 'stabilise' the global economy but structural policies need to be brought in.
Export of all varieties of onions...is prohibited with immediate effect, said Directorate General of Foreign Trade.
Growth in the region was 5.9 per cent in 2018.
Export sectors that recorded positive growth in the last month include iron ore, electronic goods, spices, and marine products.
There are expectations that the government would come out with sector-specific stimulus sometime soon.
In 2018-19, the bilateral trade between the countries stood at USD 8.3 billion.