Indian shares rose for a second session on Tuesday, led by state-owned lenders after HDFC Bank posted a 20 percent jump in quarterly profit.
The S&P BSE Sensex gained 0.31 percent at 32,607 while the broader NSE Nifty rose 0.22 percent to 10,207.
Among the top Sensex gainers: NTPC rose 2.9 percent, ONGC added 2.6 percent, Asian Paints gained 4.1 percent while State Bank of India advanced 3.6 percent.
The S&P BSE PSU Index jumped about 2 percent, led by Syndicate Bank up 7 percent, Andhra Bank gaining 7 percent, Punjab National Bank rising 5.5 percent while IBI Bank added 5 percent.
HDFC Bank gained 0.1 percent after posting a 20.1 percent jump in its September quarter net profit due to higher net interest income and other income.
Ramco Systems shares jumped 11 percent after the company said it has won a multi-million dollar payroll transformation order from a British multinational banking and financial services company.
Market breadth was in the favour of gainers, with about 2 stocks advancing to every 1 stock that declined.
Globally, Asian shares hovered near decade highs.
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was 0.1 percent firmer at 549.71 points, not far from a 10-year high of 554.63 set last week.