The Indian market is set for a positive start on Friday as SGX Nifty, an early indicator of the Nifty 50's trend in India, was up 0.09 percent at 10,926.
On one hand, global investors remain cautious as they await the outcome of a closely watched meeting between the China and US presidents in Argentina this weekend, on the other, Indian investors await the quarterly GDP numbers which will be released later in the day.
Here are the top stocks to watch out for in today's trade:
Vedanta: Vedanta Resources wants US oilfield services companies to set up consortia to help develop the 41 blocks in India acquired this year by its Cairn Oil & Gas unit, the company's chairman said on Thursday.
Bajaj Auto: The company on Thursday launched an upgraded version of its 150 cc bike Pulsar 150 Neon priced at Rs 64,998 (ex-showroom Delhi).
Hindustan Unilever, GSK Consumer Healthcare: The companies clarified that Unilever is nearing the deal to add Horlicks to its mix. GSK Consumer said that there is potential in merging the company. However, the company said that there is no assurance that the transaction will result from the review process and no decision has been taken yet.
HDFC Bank: Private sector lender HDFC Bank on Thursday apologised to customers for the glitches in the new mobile banking app. The bank also requested the customers to use NetBanking, PayZapp, PhoneBanking and Missed-Call Banking for accessing regular banking services.
Sun Pharma: The company clarified on the governance cloud and the stock hitting a 6-month low on Tuesday saying that the points raised in the Macquarie note, shared on WhatsApp, had been sourced from a public domain and there is no material impact.
Vodafone Idea: Vodafone Idea said on Thursday that CRISIL has downgraded the rating on non-convertible debentures of Rs 6,000 crore and has re-affirmed its rating on commercial paper of Rs 2000 crore of erstwhile Vodafone Mobile Services.
State Bank of India: State Bank of India (SBI) has announced that after November 30, it won't allow the account holders to use its internet banking service who have so far not registered their mobile numbers with bank accounts.
IL&FS: Terming the IL&FS crisis as a regulatory failure, former chief economic advisor to finance minister Arvind Subramanian has said the Reserve Bank should be held responsible for the crisis at one of the largest entities it has been regulating.
Interglobe Aviation: Low-cost airline IndiGo is all set to receive its first customised A321neo aircraft, becoming the first Indian carrier to use it. With the new A321neo having 234 seats, larger than the 186-seater A320neos, the airline aims to reduce cost and offer new overseas destination to its passengers.
Bank of Baroda: The bank on Thursday said it will issue 10 crore fresh equity shares for its staff under the employee stock purchase scheme.
(With inputs from agencies)