Weak Asian cues as technology stocks tracked a sell-off in their United States counterparts that saw the Nasdaq tumbling over 1 per cent overnight, weighed on the sentiments, brokers said.
After a strong start at 32,968.02, the Sensex reclaimed the 33,000-mark to hit a high of 33,008.62 points but profit- booking at higher levels capped the gains.
Gas stocks ended higher.
Fall in crude oil prices: Sharp decline in crude oil prices in global commodities on Thursday also boosted investor sentiment in today's trade.
The gauge had tanked 891.50 points in the previous four sessions as upbeat second quarter GDP numbers failed to dispel concerns over a widening fiscal deficit.
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Mumbai: Benchmark Nifty staged a smart recovery and climbed by 122.60 points on Thursday, driven by across- the-board value buying despite bearish Asian cues.
Major Asian indices closed higher.
"Upcoming state election in Gujarat and rupee movement against dollar ahead of USA tax reform will be keenly watched for further momentum in the market".
The rupee fell by 8 paise to Rs 64.46 per dollar in late morning deals following sustained dollar demand from importers and banks.
All the 19 sub-indices of the BSE ended in the positive territory, led by the S&P BSE consumer durables index, which augmented by 523.55 points, followed by auto index by 488.19 points and capital goods index by 378.66 points.