It's a subdued start for the Indian market this morning, with investors tracking global cues and treading cautiously in opening trades.
The Sensex, which advanced to 20,969.98, is currently down 30 points or 0.15% at 20,927.81.
The Nifty is down 3.85 points or 0.06% at 6237.25 after opening marginally higher.
Bank stocks are trading weak. Select pharma and capital goods stocks have edged higher.
In the forex market, the rupee opened higher against the U.S. dollar. The partially convertible Indian rupee opened at 61.64 against the greenback, as compared to Thursday's close of 61.76.