Mumbai: Key Indian equity market indices opened in the red on Friday following global cues despite the crucial decision on Goods and Services Tax (GST) rates.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) was trading 22.14 points or 0.08 per cent lower during the early session.

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The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 8.40 points or 0.10 per cent lower at 8,476.55 points.

The BSE Sensex, which opened at 27,465.55 points, was trading 27,408.14 points (at 9.18 am) in the early session, lower 22.14 points or 0.08 per cent from the previous day’s close at 27,430.28 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 27,486.19 points and a low of 27,387.75 points in the trade so far.