As expected the National Stock Exchange (NSE) Nifty50 index which closed previously at 10,951.70 is now opened at the level of 10,944.25. Currently, it is trading near the level of 10,940.00, 11.70 points down. (09:20 AM IST)
On the other hand, the BSE-Sensex which previously closed at 36,431.67 is now opened at the level of 36,449.27. Currently, it is trading 30 points down.
India Bulls, Bharti Airtel, Mahindra & Mahindra, Hindalco, and Tata Motors are among the top gainers among Nifty50 on NSE however the top losers are Indian Oil, Infosys, HDFC, Coal India, and Titan etc.
The Nifty midcap index is up one-quarter of a percent.
Rupee Update: The Indian rupee opened at 69.72 per dollar on Friday.