BENGALURU, April 29 (Reuters) - Indian shares opened higher on Monday, supported by financials after post-results gains in SBI Life Insurance and ICICI Bank.

The NSE Nifty 50 was up 0.38% at 22,506.80 as of 9:29 a.m. IST, while the S&P BSE Sensex added 0.49% to 74,085.35.

The high-weightage financial services index rose 0.7%. Twelve of the 13 major sectors logged gains.

(Reporting by Bharath Rajeswaran in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza and Sonia Cheema)