Sensex open flat on Friday

Key Indian stock market indices opened flat on Friday in line with global cues where Asian markets were seen under pressure.

The sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 24,685.42 points on Thursday, opened at 24,665.80 points.

Minutes after, it was ruling at 24,694.90 points, marginally up 9.48 points, or 0.04 percent.

At the National Stock Exchange (NSE), the 50-share Nifty that has ended at 7,546.45 in the previous session, opened on Friday at 7,542.35 points. Subsequently, it was trading at 7,543.80 points, down just 2.65 points, or 0.04 percent.

On Thursday, the markets slid on account of the caution ahead of the quarterly results season, along with relentless selling by foreign funds. The Sensex shed 215.21 points, or 0.86 percent, while the Nifty was down 68 points, or 0.89 percent.


Wefornews Bureau

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