Mumbai: The Sensex and Nifty opened on a flat note on Friday as the key banking and finance stocks traded lower.
The Sensex of the BSE opened at 35,906.01 from its previous close at 35,898.35 on Thursday.
At 9.18 a.m., the Sensex traded at 35,864.63 lower by 33.72 points or 0.09 per cent.
The Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) opened slightly lower at 10,782.70 after closing at 10,789.85 on Thursday.
It traded at 10,766.30 during the morning trade session, down 23.55 points and 0.22 per cent.
On Thursday, both foreign institutional investors (FIIs) and domestic institutional investors (DIIs) were net buyers.
FIIs bought stocks worth Rs 55.48 crore while DIIs bought shares worth Rs 202.10 crore.