Sensex, Nifty Subdued As Financials Drag
Indian shares were a tad lower on Friday, tracking muted cues from global markets.
The benchmark S&P BSE Sensex slipped 67 points, or 0.1 percent, to 57,858 in early trade, while the broader NSE Nifty index was down 30 points, or 0.2 percent, at 17,046.
Financials were coming under selling pressure, with Bajaj Finance, Bajaj FinServ, SBI Life and HDFC Life falling 1-3 percent.
On the positive, side, IT and Adani Group stocks were seeing modest gains.
Maruti Suzuki India and Tata Motors were little changed after hiking vehicle prices.