The benchmark BSE Sensex on Monday rose to 25,619.50, gaining 223.04 points, on the back of heavy buying in capital goods, realty, power, metal, consumer durables and banking sector stocks amidst firm Asian cues.

The NSE 50-share Nifty also shot up by 76.55 points to touch a fresh record of 7,659.95.

Major gainers were L&T (3.19 pct), Tata Power (2.30 pct), Tata Steel (1.93 pct), Tata Motors (1.52 pct), Bajaj Auto (1.23 pct), Hero Motocorp (1.21 pct), HDFC Bank (1.11 pct), TCS (1.07 pct) and Cipla (1.05 pct).

In Asia, key benchmark indices in Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong and China rose 0.07 to 0.78 per cent, while key benchmark indices in Indonesia and South Korea fell 0.11 to 0.32 per cent.

US stocks extended record last Friday following data showed payrolls pushed past their pre-recession peak for the first time in May.

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