Benchmark indices opened the day flat in trade, as global markets were tentative ahead of a Key British referendum on staying or leaving the European Union.
The Sensex was trading with losses of 8 points, while the Nifty was trading lower by 6 points.
Banking stocks were trading higher. Punjab National Bank was leading the set of gainers along with State Bank of India from the PSU banking space, while ICICI Bank was leading private sector banking gainers.
Reliance Power was in the limelight on reports that the coal ministry had issued a showcause notice to the company seeking an explanation on the delay in development of coal blocks attached to the abandoned Tilaiya ultra mega power project (UMPP).
GMR Infra was trading higher despite reports that The Income Tax department carried out searches in half-a-dozen cities in connection with its probe in the alleged financial irregularities.
Meanwhile, the rupee opened at 67.38 against the US dollar. Check and convert currency rates here