The Sensex and Nifty declined after opening on a flat to positive note on Monday led by selling in auto, IT and FMCG stocks.
The Sensex of the BSE opened at 35,831.18 from its previous close at 35,808.95 on Friday.
At 9.20 a.m., the Sensex traded at 35,794.97 lower by 13.98 points or 0.04 per cent.
The Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) opened slightly higher at 10,738.65A from it's previous close on Friday.
The Nifty traded at 10,723.05 during the morning trade session, down 1.35 points and 0.01 per cent.
On Friday, foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold shares to the tune of Rs 966.43 crore while the domestic institutional investors (DIIs) bought Rs 853.25 crore worth of scrips.
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