The key Indian equity indices opened on a positive note on Friday with the BSE Sensex rising over 200 points.
Healthy buying in all the sectoral indices led by realty, metal and oil and gas stocks supported the gains.
At 9.25 a.m., the Sensex traded at 38,900.36, higher by 215.64 points or 0.56 per cent from the previous close of 38,684.72 points.
It had opened at 38,839.52 and has so far touched an intra-day high of 38,901.57 and a low of 38,763.12 points.
The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange traded 11,658.45, higher by 60.45 points or 0.52 per cent from the previous close of 11,598 points.