Sensex, Nifty opens lower

Mumbai, Nov 8: Indian markets opened lower at 40,630.56 on Friday after hitting record levels during the past sessions.

The Sensex had closed 40,653.74 on Thursday.

At 9.29 a.m. on Friday, the Sensex was down 70.05 points at 40,583.69, while the Nifty was down 34.80 points at 11,977.25.

On Thursday, Nifty managed to close above 12,000 points for the first time since June 2019.

The Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) bought Rs 926.60 crore worth of scrips on Thursday, while the Domestic Institutional Investors sold Rs 635.59 crore of scrips.