Benchmark indices started off the day on a flat note Tuesday as investors awaited third quarter GDP data due later today.
The 30-share BSE Sensex was up 1.32 points at 28814.20 and the 50-share NSE Nifty rose 0.05 points to 8896.75.
Cipla, ONGC, Tata Motors, GAIL, NTPC, Tech Mahindra, Bharti Infratel, Aurobindo Pharma and Grasim were early gainers while ITC, Bajaj Auto, Infosys, Sun Pharma, Reliance Industries, BPCL and Hindalco were losers.
The Indian rupee opened marginally lower at 66.74 per dollar today against previous close of 66.70.
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