Opening Bell: Markets open flat, Nifty below 12,130; metals, banks drag
Updated : January 30, 2020 09:55 AM IST
Indian equity benchmark indices opened on a flat note on Thursday amidst worries about the spread of coronavirus from China. Metal heavyweights like Tata Steel, Hindalco, and JSW Steel dragged the equities further.
At 9:15 am, the Sensex opened 11.60 points or 0.03 percent lower at 41,187.06, while the Nifty index opened at 12,128.30, down 1.20 points or 0.01 percent.
Nifty Metal was the worst-performing index in the early trade, slipping by 0.92 percent, while Nifty Realty was the only index trading in the green, up 0.11 percent.