Analysts expect the Nifty to be in 7800-7900 range on Thursday, the expiry day but in near term, RBI policy (December 2) FOMC meet (December 15-16) will be key factors to watch out for.
SpiceJet, Jet Airways, LT, Tata Elxsi, Sun Pharma, Maruti Suzuki, HDFC, Reliance Industries and ICICI Bank were the most active shares on exchanges.
ONGC, HDFC, HUL, Reliance and Tata Motors are top gainers while Maruti, LT, Infosys, GAIL and Sun Pharma are among losers in the Sensex.
Infosys, LT, Maruti Suzuki, Tata Motors and Sun Pharma topped selling list on Sensex, down more than 1 percent. HDFC, HUL and ONGC gained 2 percent each.
The market is still down as the Sensex is up 26.28 points or 0.1 percent at 25845.62. The Nifty is up 3.65 points at 7852.90. About 1327 shares have advanced, 845 shares declined, and 164 shares are unchanged.
HDFC was the leading contributor to Sensex's gains, up 1.6 percent followed by Reliance Industries, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, ONGC, HUL and Lupin with 0.5-1 percent.
Maruti, Tata Steel, ICICI Bank, Hindalco and Bharti Airtel are major losers while GAIL, Wipro, HDFC twins, Hero are gainers in the Sensex.
Metals fell the most among Sensex 30 stocks. Vedanta, Tata Steel and Hindalco Industries lost 2-4 percent. The fall in Vedanta and Hindalco was also due to exclusion of these stocks from BSE Sensex.
GAIL, Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto, Dr Reddy's Labs and Lupin were top gainers while Hindalco, Vedanta, Tata Steel, ITC and Sun Pharma were losers in the Sensex.
Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto, Dr Reddy's Labs, Lupin and BHEL are top gainers while Hindalco, Vedanta, ITC, Tata Steel and Cipla are among losers.
Bajaj Auto and Hero Motocorp topped buying list on Sensex, up 2-3 percent while ITC, Hindalco Industries and Vedanta dropped 2-3 percent.
Hero MotoCorp, Bajaj Auto, Dr Reddy's Labs, BHEL and Lupin are top gainers while Hindalco, Vedanta, ITC, Tata Steel and Cipla are losers in the Sensex.
Among midcaps, Vakrangee, Godfrey Phillip, Responsive Industries, SpiceJet and HSIL rallied 5-10 percent while Sun Pharma Advanced, Whirlpool, Page Industries, Max India and Bombay Dyeing fell 2-2.5 percent.
Dr Reddy's Labs, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Auto, NTPC and TCS are top gainers while Tata Motors, Vedanta, Infosys, Maruti and Hindalco are losers.
For the week, the Sensex and Nifty gained 1 percent each, especially driven by global rally post FOMC minutes that indicates likely hike in Fed rates in December.
On November 24, 2015 Signora Finance Private Limited bought 8,86,270 shares of Jyoti at Rs 61.31.
On November 24, 2015Shilpa Porinju Veliyath bought 1,55,000 shares of Globus Spirits at Rs 66.30.
On November 24, 2015 UNIFI AIF sold 1,27,200 shares of Aditya Birla Chemicals at Rs 231.40.
"A meeting of board of directors will be held on December 04 for considering further issue of warrants and equity shares on preferential basis," the packaging solutions company said in its filing.
CNBC-TV18s Varinder Bansal lists some of the key stocks which were buzzing in trade today.
Optiemus and Wistron Corporation, Taiwan-based original design manufacturer, today announced a joint venture agreement to set up manufacturing facilities for telecom products in India," the telecom enterprise said in its filing.
"Corporate Debt Restructuring Empowered Group (CDR EG), on November 23, has approved the invocation of strategic debt restructuring (SDR) in the company by CDR Lenders, pursuant to RBI Circular dated June 8," the company said in its filing.
Here are a few top buzzing midcap stocks picked by CNBC-TV18's analysts in trade today. We have Gammon India, Majesco, Marksans Pharma, Motherson Sumi Electro Steel Engineering Company.
The power producer has reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 98.98 crore for September quarter against loss of Rs 527.5 crore in year-ago period, driven by strong operational performance and favourable power tariff order.
The brokerage is concerned on growth of diesel cars as share of diesel variants has already come off in the past two years and it may fall further.
On November 23, 2015 Videocon Realty Infrastructure Ltd bought 3,41,000 shares of ABG Shipyard at Rs 83.
On November 23, 2015 SBI Equity Opportunities Fund - Series IV bought 2,80,000 shares of Ganesha Ecosphere.
On November 23, 2015 Reliance Capital Trustee Co Ltd A/c MF bought 6,74,305 shares of Lovable Lingerie at Rs 205.
On November 23, 2015 Rainbow Investments Limited bought 36,40,000 shares of STEL Holdings at Rs 27.65.
Archana A Mittal's shareholding increased to 63.11 percent from 59.48 percent while Ajay S Mittal's stake declined to 11.88 percent from 13.05 percent after preferential allotment.