Buying was witnessed in metal, IT and FMCG counters while healthcare scrips came under selling pressure.
The Sensex of the BSE opened at 36,396.69 from its previous close at 36,194.30 on Friday.
At 9.26 a.m., the Sensex traded at 36,337.41 higher by 143.11 points or 0.40 per cent.
The Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) opened at 10,930.70 after closing at 10,876.75 on Friday.
The Nifty traded at 10,909.05 during the morning trade session, up 32.30 points and 0.30 per cent.
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