The 30-share index crossed the 35,000-mark by jumping 231.73 pts or 0.66% to 35,002.78, breaching its previous intra-day record of 34,963.69 hit on Jan 15.
Optimism around quarterly corporate earnings, along with healthy buying in IT, banking and capital goods stocks, lifted the equity indices to trade at fresh high levels.
MCX plunged more than 5 percent in morning trade after the company's December quarter net profit declined by 45 percent.
Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 21 points at 7,735.3 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers.
The benchmark Sensex recovered from its early volatility to trade 126.76 points higher in late morning deals on easing fiscal deficit concerns despite lower Asian cues.
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