Mumbai: A benchmark index for Indian equities, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), on Friday opened lower and was trading at 25,615.29 points some 24 minutes after the opening bell.
The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading lower at 7,751.05 points, with a loss of 73.95 points or 0.95 percent.
The 30-share Sensex opened at 25,637.13 points, against the previous close at 25,866.95 points on Wednesday (November 11). 
At 9.34 a.m. it was ruling at 25,615.29 points, with a loss of 251.66 points, or 0.97 percent.