In the later part of the session the Nifty 50 reclaimed its 10,400-point mark as investor confidence got a boost due to positive global cues and ahead of a likely update by S&P Global Ratings on India's sovereign debt rating later today.
The benchmark 10-year bond fell, with yield rising as high as 7.04 percent.
Indian shares ended higher for a seventh straight session on Friday as IT firms gained, while bonds slid on market talk of a potential sovereign ratings upgrade by Standard & Poor's.
Iran-based hacker charged with trying to extort HBO
Mesri began leaking some stolen materials over the internet, prosecutors said, suggesting that HBO didn't pay the ransom. His alleged hack attack took place just before the most recent season of Game of Thrones launched this summer (17).
Major gainers in the early trade are Bajaj Auto, Infosys, Cipla, Reliance Industries (RIL) and Kotak Mahindra Bank that trade higher in the range of 0.80% to 1.5%. Asian stocks gained after volatile trade. On NSE, 1,034 shares advanced and 731 declined, while 65 remained unchanged.
Provisional data with the exchanges showed that foreign institutional investors sold scrips worth Rs 416.28 crore, while domestic institutional investors purchased stocks worth Rs 427.63 crore.
For the week, Sensex and Nifty rose 1% each. In Friday's trade, all sectoral indices, apart from those of banks and metals, finished with gains.