Sensex opens 100 points higher

Mumbai: Key Indian equity indices opened higher on Friday tracking its Asian peers and owing to the strong gains in the financial stocks.

All the sectors on BSE and NSE edged up led by financial and consumer durable stocks.

The S&P BSE Sensex opened at 35,911.99 from its previous close of 35,807.28 on Thursday.

At 9.24 a.m., the Sensex traded 239.37 points or 0.67 percent higher at 36,046.65.

The Nifty 50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) opened at 10,820.95 after closing at 10,779.80 on Thursday.

The Nifty traded at 10,839.10 during the morning trade session, up 59.30 points, and 0.55 percent.