Metal shares were trading lower with the Nifty Metal index down 0.32 per cent at 3104.15 on Friday.
Shares of Hindustan Zinc (down 2.21 per cent) , JSW Steel (down 1.54 per cent) , APL Apollo Tubes (down 1.11 per cent) and Jindal Steel & Power (down 0.75 per cent) were the top losers in the index.
Hindustan Copper (down 0.52 per cent) , National Aluminium Company (down 0.47 per cent) and Coal India NSE 1.06 % (down 0.45 per cent) too were trading in the red.
NSE Nifty50 index was up 4.80 points at 10,796.35 while the BSE Sensex was up 32.91 points at 35,962.55.
Among the 50 stocks in the Nifty index, 25 were trading in the green, while 24 were in the red.
Shares of YES Bank, Motherson Sumi, Indian Oil Corp, Bharti Airtel, Ashok Leyland, SBI, ICICI Bank, Tata Motors, Bank of Baroda, ONGC, Infosys, ITC, Sun Pharma and BEL were among the most traded shares on the NSE.