Strong gains by index major Infosys and Sun Pharma aided the Sensex in advancing over 160 points on Monday.
Sensex opened above the 39,000 mark on Monday, advancing on the back of gain made by IT major Infosys over its strong quarterly earnings.
Indian markets closed lower on Friday following Asian markets which slid as the second largest economy China reported trade data.
Sensex and Nifty traded slightly lower during the early trade on Friday ahead of the release of key data points, Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Index of industrial production (IIP).
Indian equity markets edged higher on Thursday as US Federal Reserve's dovish comments helped ease the negative sentiments owing to disappointment over the Union Budget.
The Sensex and Nifty opened higher on Thursday after US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell hinted at a rate cut.
Sensex and Nifty ended lower after the weak auto sales figures and surging oil prices dampened investor sentiments on Wednesday.
Sensex and Nifty fell during the early trade on Tuesday as the streets continued to react negatively to the Budget proposal.