|Chennai||Rs. 25020.00 (0.81%)|
|Mumbai||Rs. 25890.00 (0.98%)|
|Delhi||Rs. 25200.00 (-0.2%)|
|Kolkata||Rs. 25480.00 (1.03%)|
|Kerala||Rs. 24800.00 (0.61%)|
|Bangalore||Rs. 25000.00 (0.81%)|
|Hyderabad||Rs. 25080.00 (1.09%)|
Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Saturday said steps would be announced in the next few weeks to curb import of non-essential items as the economy was stressed. On the other hand, he said more measures would be announced to attract foreign capital.
The statement assumes significance as slashing of the current account deficit to 3.7 per cent of GDP this fiscal from the record 4.8 per cent last fiscal being is now a red line for the government and financing even the reduced deficit could face problems amid dwindling capital flows.