Mumbai: Key Indian equity market indices opened in the red on Friday ahead of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) roll-out.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) was trading 141.80 points or 0.46 per cent lower during the early session.
The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 30.40 points or 0.32 per cent lower at 9,473.70 points.
The BSE Sensex, which opened at 30,824.97 points, was trading at 30,715.72 points (at 9.21 a.m.) in the early session, lower 141.80 points or 0.46 per cent from Thursday’s close at 30,857.52 points.
The Sensex touched a high of 30,824.97 points and a low of 30,703.29 points in the trade so far.