All the sectoral indices slipped between 1 to 3 percent. BSE Midcap and Smallcap indices down over 2 percent each.
Market Opens: Indian indices continue to remain under pressure for the sixth consecutive day on February 28 with Nifty slipped below 11,400 on the back worries over outbreak of Coronavirus.
At 09:17 hrs IST, the Sensex is down 1,071.62 points or 2.70% at 38674.04, and the Nifty down 319.80 points or 2.75% at 11313.50. About 110 shares have advanced, 873 shares declined, and 31 shares are unchanged.
Top losers are Tata Motors, Hindalco, Tata Steel, Bajaj Finance, Yes Bank, Gail and M&M.
Rupee Opens: The Indian rupee slipped in the early trade on Friday. It has opened lower by paise 38 at 71.93 per dollar versus Thursday's close 71.55.
Stocks in the news: Pidilite, DIC India, RITES, BoB, HPCL, GTPL Hathway, IndusInd Bank