Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) The 30-scrip S&P BSE Sensex on Friday opened in green over mixed global cues and a recovering rupee.
However, the Sensex lost over 170 points minutes into the trading.
Healthy buying was witnessed in healthcare and capital goods counters whereas index-pivotals-- finance and banking -- stocks were in red.
The Sensex of the BSE opened at 35,258.13 from its previous close at 35,237.68.
At 9.20 a.m., the Sensex traded at 35,064.84 lower by 172.84 points or 0.49 per cent.
The Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) opened at 10,614.70 after closing at 10,598.40.
The Nifty traded at 10,558.85 during the morning trade session, down 39.55 points and 0.37 per cent.