Buzzing: Glenmark Pharmaceuticals share price hit a 52-week low of Rs 760, down 16 percent intraday after its quarterly earnings missed analysts' estimates and sequential profit was sharply lower.
Equity benchmarks started off last day of the week on flat note with a positive bias as investors awaited more corporate earnings after digesting good monsoon forecast.
The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 45.86 points at 30,296.84 and the 50-share NSE Nifty rose 14.30 points to 9,436.70.
Infosys, SBI, Tata Motors, HUL, M&M, Bank of Baroda and Kotak Mahindra Bank were early gainers while TCS, Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, Bharti Infratel and Indiabulls Housing were losers.
The Indian rupee opened higher by 5 paise at 64.33 per dollar versus previous close of 64.38.