Infratel, Eicher, Wipro, Cipla and IndusInd Bank among top gainers on the NSE, while Tata Motors, Adani Ports and Titan among top laggards.
The Indian rupee opened marginally higher at 75.71/$ on Friday.
The most active stocks on the NSE are HDFC Bank, Bajaj Finance and Axis Bank.
From the Bank Nifty space, the index is down 0.58% or 111 points. Bandhan Bank and Axis Bank dropped 2%, HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, ICICI Bank were in the negative zone.
Shares of Vodafone Idea zoomed 27% after the media reports said that Google is looking to enter India's telecom market with a 5% stake purchase in the company.