Smart SGX is at 13,970.00 levels, down 7.45 points. (Updated at 7:48 am)
The Nifty had a flat close for the year, briefly breaking through 14,000 marks before closing at 13,980.
The expiration date of derivative contracts was the highest on record in Indian stock market history.
Foreign investors have been buyers throughout the month and will see liquidity call the spotlight in the near future.
For today, expect mid caps to show some color as markets trade with a positive bias and large caps consolidate.
American market: US markets end the year with the Dow Jones jumping nearly 200 points as the last hour rally sees the highest ever for all indices.
Banks, telecommunications and consumer stocks led the winners.
US 10-year bond yields end the year at 0.91% although inflation expectations remain the same.
Asian market: Asian markets have opened muted, with most markets closing for the New Years holidays and others will see low volumes as markets digest the stunning gains for 2020.
Chinese stocks also ended the year on a high, as mid and small cap stocks posted gains in recent days.
The data will be critical, as the figures for the automotive and telecommunications industries will show how December has turned out for the economy.