Equity benchmark indices opened higher on Friday as investors awaited results of major corporate earnings.
At the National Stock Exchange, all sectoral indices, except autos and PSU banks, were in the positive zone.
Meanwhile, Asian stock markets were mixed after a volatile session at the Wall Street.
US shares showed little direction ahead of the corporate earnings amid worries over a global economic slowdown.
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