Benchmark indices opened marginally higher after a selling pressure seen in previous two consecutive sessions.
The BSE Sensex rose 51.28 points to 37,860.19 and the Nifty50 gained 31.90 points at 11,386.20.
Indiabulls Housing, Zee Entertainment, Eicher Motors, GAIL, Adani Ports, Bharti Infratel and Reliance Industries were early gainers.
Infosys, TCS, Tech Mahindra, HCL Technologies, JSW Steel and Power Grid were under pressure.
Nifty Midcap index was up 0.5 percent.
Jet Airways rallied 7 percent after Naresh Goyal and his wife stepped down from board.
Kalpataru Power Transmission gained 4 percent.
ICICI Prudential Life lost 2.5 percent.