Taking a cue from global markets, the key Indian equity market indices opened in green on Friday.
The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 28,423.48 points on Wednesday, opened higher at 28498.72. Minutes into trading, it was quoting at 28,486.05 points, up 62.57 points, or 0.22 per cent.
At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the broader 51-scrip Nifty, which had closed at 8,774.65 points, was trading at 8,795.05 points, up 20.40 points or 0.23 per cent.
On Thursday, the Sensex was down 28.69 points, or 0.10 per cent at the closing. In the day’s trade, the barometer 30-scrip sensitive index touched a high of 28,548.85 points and a low of 28,386.61 points. The Nifty too fell by 11.55 points or 0.13 per cent.