Mumbai:The key Indian equity indices opened on a negative note on Thursday with the S&P BSE Sensex trading around 180 points lower during the morning session.
The domestic indices traded lower tracking weakness in the Asian markets.
At 9.38 a.m., the Sensex traded at 36,304.64, lower by 179.69 points or 0.49 per cent from the previous close of 36,484.33.
It had opened at 36,321.18, and has touched a intra-day high of 36,352.65 and a low of 36,213.73.
The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange traded at 10,908.15, lower by 59.15 points or 0.54 per cent from its previous close.