The key Indian equity indices opened on a negative note on Thursday, with the BSE Sensex down over 180 points.
The domestic indices traded in line with global indices, as Asian markets also were largely trading in the red.
At 9.33 a.m., the Sensex traded at 37,295.29, lower by 185.83 points or 0.50 per cent from the previous close of 37,481.12.
It opened at 37,387.18 and has so far touched an intra-day high of 37,387.18 and a low of 37,238.48.
The Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange traded at 11,066, lower by 19.40 points or 0.47 per cent from the previous close of 11,085.40.