Sensex, Nifty open lower in line with other Asian boursesPTI | Mumbai | Updated: 22-01-2021 11:29 IST | Created: 22-01-2021 09:50 IST
Likewise, the broader NSE Nifty dropped 54.35 points or 0.37 per cent to 14,590.35 in opening trade.
Intra-day, the 30-share BSE Sensex had touched the 50,000-level for the first time ever on Thursday on growth optimism and global cues but succumbed to profit-booking in fag-end trade.
Asian shares were trading broadly lower in late afternoon deals on Friday, a day after hitting record highs.
Foreign institutional investors remained net buyers in the capital market as they purchased shares worth Rs 1,614.66 crore on Thursday, according to exchange data.
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