The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex recovered 133 points in early trade on Friday, tracking a firm Asian trend, on emergence of buying by funds in fundamentally strong shares.
The 30-share index, which had lost 55.34 points in the last trading session, bounced back to trade higher by 132.76 points at 15,544.23 in the first five minutes of trade.
Similarly, the wide-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty rose 39.40 points to 4,677.10.
Stock brokers said a good trend in the global stock markets, mainly influenced the trading sentiment.
Meanwhile in early trade today, Japan's Nikkei was trading 138.89 points up at 10,120.20 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng rose 209.05 points at 19,000.08.