After touching a fresh all-time high - of 36,902.06 points - earlier in the day, the benchmark BSE Sensex settled at a record closing level of 36,825.10 points on Tuesday.
Firm global cues and healthy buying in capital goods, metal and consumer durable stocks supported the gains in the Indian equity market.
Index-wise, the wider Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange closed at 11,134.30 points, higher by 49.55 points or 0.45 per cent, from the previous close of 11,084.75 points
The BSE Sensex ended higher by 106.50 points or 0.29 per cent at 36,825.10 points. Its previous close was 36,718.60 points.
The Sensex hit an intra-day low of 36,709.72 points on Tuesday. The BSE market breadth was bullish with 1,958 advances and 676 declines.