Mumbai, Oct. 18 -- Indian equities opened marginally lower on Friday amid mixed cues from Asia. Investors also focused on the vote in UK Parliament after the last-minute Brexit deal.

At 9.30 am, the benchmark Sensex was 0.04% lower at 39035.79 points, while the Nifty was down 0.2% at 11569.15 points.

Traders also exercised caution as they await fresh cues on potential trade deal between the US and China. Traders also await Reserve Bank of India's minutes of latest monetary policy meeting that are due later today.

US share indices saw another flat session overnight as markets consolidate near all-time highs with Dow Jones 200 points away from creating new highs. Globally, the first step in trade resolution and an amicable settlement fin...