Similarly, the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) edged-lower. It was down by 80.25 points, or 0.77 per cent, to close at 10,378.10 points.
In the intra-day trade so far, the S&P BSE Sensex touched a high of 34,034.28 points and a low of 33,795.38 points.
The key indices of the Indian equity market were closed last Friday to mark the festival of Holi.
On Thursday -- the previous trade session -- both the key indices closed on a flat-to-negative note due to negative global cues and the stress being faced by the banking sector.
However, a minor pullback rally led by healthy GDP growth data for the third quarter of 2017-18 pared some losses.
Consequently, the Nifty50 had inched lower by 32.7 points, or 0.31 per cent, to close at 10,458.35 points, while the Sensex closed at 34,046.94 points -- declined 95.21 points, or 0.28 per cent.
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