Mumbai : The 30-point Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened on a positive note on Friday and went down in the morning session of trading.

, The BSE Sensex opened at 59,256.97 and touched a high of 59,297.46 points.

The Sensex touched a low of 58,970.87 points.

On Thursday, the Sensex closed at 59,034.95 points.

The Sensex is trading at 58,973.12 with a fall of 61.83 points or 0.10 per cent.

The broader 50-point Nifty on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also opened at 17,698.15 points after closing at 17,639.55 points.

In the morning Nifty is trading at 17,636.90 points.