Mumbai : The 30-share Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened at negative levels in the morning session of trading on Thursday.

The BSE Sensex opened at 59,402.61, which was also a high point.

The Sensex touched a low of 59,255.87 points.

On Wednesday, the Sensex closed at 59,610.41 points.

The Sensex is trading at 59,280.78, down 329.63 points, or 0.55 per cent.

The broader 50-point Nifty on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) also opened on a lower note after closing at 17,723.30 points at 17,807.65.

In the morning Nifty is trading at 17,730.40 points.