The market has kick-started the week on flat note. The Sensex is down 5.02 points at 28231.37 and the Nifty is up 2.85 points at 8567.45. About 677 shares have advanced, 306 shares declined, and 78 shares are unchanged.
Hindalco, GAIL, Dr Reddy's Labs, Vedanta and Tata Steel are top gainers in the Sensex. Tata Motors loses 1 percent while BHEL, ITC, ICICI Bank and L&T are among laggards.