* The BSE index is up 0.43 percent while the NSE index
gains 0.41 percent.
* Banking shares mixed after RBI leaves interest rates on hold
on Tuesday but signals a cut in the repo rate in the
January-March quarter. State Bank of India gains 0.1
percent, while ICICI Bank loses 0.2 percent.
* Tata Motors gains 1.3 percent, up for a fourth day,
after stronger-than-expected November sales at Jaguar Land Rover
(JLR) reduced concerns about the outlook for the key unit of the
Indian auto maker.
* Sun Pharmaceutical Industries gains 2.2 percent after
it said on Monday Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories Ltd.
(Caraco), its wholly-owned subsidiary, has acquired URL generic
business from Takeda Pharmaceutical Company.