Indian shares scaled new peaks on Friday, tracking global equity markets on the back of robust economic data.
Asian shares inched closer to a record high after a report released on Thursday showed U.S. private employers added higher-than-expected 250,000 jobs in December.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average sailed past the 25,000 mark for the first time on Thursday, while both the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite notched record closing highs.
"The U.S. market is doing well and that is supporting Indian markets," said Sumit Pokharna, deputy vice president, Kotak Securities.
The broader NSE Nifty was up 0.32 percent at 10,538.70 as of 0602 GMT, after rising as much as 0.55 percent to a record high.
The benchmark BSE Sensex was 0.40 percent higher at 34,103.92, after gaining as much as 0.61 percent to an all-time peak.
Both the indexes were marginally higher for the week after four straight weekly gains.
Banking stocks rose after the Lok Sabha approved the government's plan to inject 800 billion rupees ($12.62 billion) into the sector as part of its recapitalisation plan.
Yes Bank was the top percentage gainer with a rise of as much as 5.5 percent. The Nifty PSU Bank index climbed as much as 1.1 percent after Thursday's 2.7 percent rise.
Metal stocks also rose with the Nifty Metal index adding as much as 1.7 percent to hit a record high for a third straight session.