The key Indian equity indices on Monday were trading lower in the morning session.

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), was trading 51.20 points or 0.16 per cent lower soon after opening.

The wider 51-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading 18.60 points or 0.19 per cent lower at 9,955.80 points.

The Sensex of the BSE, which opened at 31,932.20 points, was trading at 31,841.03 points (at 9.18 a.m.), lower 51.20 points or 0.16 per cent from the Friday’s close at 31,892.23 points.

The Sensex touched a high of 31,932.20 points and a low of 31,820.58 points in the trade so far.