Mumbai: Key Indian equity indices opened on a flat note with nominal losses on Tuesday.
Around 9.16 a.m., the wider Nifty50 of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) fell by 19.75 points or 0.19 per cent to trade at 10,192.05 points. The barometer 30-scrip Sensitive index (Sensex) of the BSE, which opened at 33,197.42 points, traded atA 33,253.12 points -- down 2.24 points or 0.01 per cent from its previous session's close.
The Sensex has so far touched a high of 33,253.12 points and a low of 33,158.59 points.
The BSE market breadth was bearish with 493 declines and 452 advances.
On Monday, broadly positive global peers, along with robust automobile sales data, lifted the key indices.
The NSE Nifty50 rose by 98.10 points, or 0.97 per cent, to close at 10,211.80 points, while the Sensex of the BSE closed at 33,255.36 points -- up 286.68 points, or 0.87 per cent.