INDIAN EQUITY BENCHMARK ended on a flat note as blue chip
shares including ITC declined after the PM’s economic panel
said it would be a challenge for the government to meet its
fiscal deficit. On the sectoral front FMCG, Tech and IT were in
the red and the ones in the green, were the Power, Realty and
Capital Goods. IIP rose 2.6% above expectations, led by a jump
in 2of the most volatile components of capital goods.