Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) The key Indian equity market indices opened in red on Friday following global cues.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) was trading 209.12 points or 0.66 per cent lower during the early session.
The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 62.60 points or 0.63 per cent lower at 9,841.55 points.
The BSE Sensex, which opened at 31,729.88 points, was trading at 31,586.34 points (at 9.19 a.m.), lower 209.12 points or 0.66 per cent from Thursday’s close at 31,795.46 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 31,729.88 points and a low of 31,560.89 points in the trade so far.