Market Opening Bell: Sensex, Nifty start lower tracking negative cues; Tech Mahindra, Axis Bank top losers Updated : July 31, 2019 10:16 AM IST The Sensex slipped 159 points, or 0.43 percent, to 37237.80 in the initial trade. The Nifty also fell 47 points, or 0.42 percent, to 11038.30. The Nifty MidCap index declined 0.69 percent, while Nifty Bank also slipped more than half a percent. 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.