The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) was trading 147.59 points or 0.48 per cent higher during the early session.
The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 36.15 points or 0.38 per cent higher at 9,557.05 points.
The BSE Sensex, which opened at 31,156.04 points, was trading at 31,069.20 points (at 9.21 a.m.) in the early session, higher 147.59 points or 0.48 per cent from Friday's close at 30,921.61 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 31,258.33 points and a low of 31,059.29 points in the trade so far.
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