Equities decline in early trade on Friday
Mumbai, December 17, 2021
The 30-scrip BSE Sensitive Index (Sensex) declined in early trade on Friday.
Indian equity indices have declined in five out of the past six sessions amid heavy sell-offs.
At 9.30 a.m., the S&P BSE Sensex traded at 57,650 points, down 0.4 per cent. It opened at 58,243 points from the previous close of 57,901 points and has touched a low of 57,567 points.
The broader 50-scrip Nifty at National Stock Exchange (NSE) opened at 17,373 points after closing at 17,248 on Thursday. It traded at 17,158 points, down 0.5 per cent during the early-morning trade session.
Tata Motors, Titan, Container Corp, Adani Green, among others, were some of the top losers during the early trade, exchange data showed.