Markets slip into negative zone after positive opening

Mumbai: The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a higher note during the morning session of the trade.

However, the markets soon entered the negative zone.

The Sensex of the BSE, after opening at 31,222.51 points, touched a high of 31,233.68 points and a low of 31,119.50 points.

On Tuesday the Sensex closed at 31,159.40 points.

The Sensex is trading at 31,121.74 points down by 29,58 points or 0.09 per cent.

On the other hand the broader 51-scrip Nifty at National Stock Exchange (NSE) opened at 9,636.55 points after closing at 9,624.55 points.

The Nifty is trading at 9,623.40 points in the morning.