Tracking global trend, the Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark, Sensex, rose by over 100 points in early trade on Monday on buying by foreign as well as domestic funds in heavy-weighted bluechip stocks.
The 30-share sensitive index (Sensex), which had gained 87.33 points on Friday, climbed by another 101.61 points at 11,879.63 points in the first five minutes of trading.
Similarly, the National Stock Exchange index Nifty rose by 28.60 points at 3,464.05.
Stock brokers said firm global markets, triggered increased buying by foreign funds.
All the BSE-30 share and NSE-50 share were in the positive zone with sizeable gains.
A few stocks in the midcap and smallcap segments were also in better shape on investors' buying.