Market Market trades flat as US-China tensions escalate; Idea Cellular gains ahead of conditional nod for Vodafone merger Updated : June 18, 2018 10:50 AM IST The market opened flat with the BSE Sensex opened at 35,640 points and the NSE Nifty, holding on to 10,800, opened at 10,820 points as global trade tensions escalate. The market was volatile as in the opening trade. The oil marketing companies are gaining in trade as the crude oil prices are at a one-month low. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.