Mumbai: The BSE Sensex opened higher. The NSE’s Nifty50, too, opened higher on Friday. The Indian rupee, tracking Asian currencies, falls against the US dollar. The shares of Tata Motors and ITC Ltd open higher whereas the shares of Infosys, Reliance Industries (RIL) and Wipro fall in opening trade. 9.40am: BSE Sensex closed higher by 30 points, or 0.10%, to 31,106, while the Nifty 50 rose 19 points, or 0.20%, to 9,597.