Key Indian equity indices trade higher in early session

  • IANS

    IANS | Mumbai

    March 17, 2017 | 10:23 AM

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Key Indian equity market indices opened in the green on Friday after the Council approved the Goods and Services Tax (GST) draft bills.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) was trading 110.15 points or 0.37 per cent higher during the early session.

The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 36.95 points or 0.40 per cent higher at 9,190.65 points.

The BSE Sensex, which opened at 29,755.74 points, was trading at 29,696 points (at 9.17 a.m.) in the early session, higher 110.15 points or 0.37 per cent from the previous day's close at 29,585.85 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 29,824.62 points and a low of 29,693.05 points in the trade so far.