The Indian markets are expected to open flat on the back of mixed global cues.

The domestic markets on Wednesday ended considerably higher recovering for a second consecutive days after the disappointment of the Budget.

The Sensex has supports at 17490 and 17280 and resistances at 17720 and 17870. The Nifty has supports at 5320 and 5280 and resistances at 5410 and 5450