MUMBAI: A benchmark index for Indian equities, the sensitive index (Sensex) of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), on Thursday opened lower than previous day’s close and was trading at 28,039.82 points, some 30 minutes after the opening bell.

The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was trading higher at 8,456.05 points with a gain of 3.00 points or 0.04 percent.

The 30-share Sensex opened at 28,059.67 points against the previous close at 28,100.38 points. At 9.45 a.m., it was ruling at 28,044.58 points with a gain of 23.71 points or 0.08 percent.

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