INDIAN BENCHMARKS  are likely to start the session on a positive note as the global cues look supportive with SGX Nifty trading 145 points higher.                                              
Headlines for the day: Five IPOs to hit market this month
Metal stocks fall on China growth woes
Oil companies in focus                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                                         Trend in FII flows: The FIIs were net  sellers of Rs  -5275.4 Cr in the cash segment on Monday while the DIIs were net  buyers of Rs   4097.83 Cr, as per the provisional figures released by the NSE.