Reuters Market Eye - The rupee higher in line with gains in Asian FX on dollar weakness after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it will extend its bond-buying stimulus programme. The pair is at 54.20/22 versus 54.32/33 Wednesday's close.
Dealers will watch for inflows as Thursday is the last day for institutional buyers to invest in the Bharti Infratel IPO.
NMDC's $1.1 billion share sale on Wednesday was 30 percent covered by foreign investors, sources told Reuters.
Most Asian FX like won, yuan are trading with gains.
November inflation data is due on Friday with poll showing wholesale prices rose 7.60 percent.
BP unit selling up to $261 million stake in Castrol India - termsheet
MUMBAI Castrol Ltd, a unit of oil major BP Plc, is selling an up to $261 million stake in Castrol India Ltd in a block trade on Wednesday, according to a termsheet seen by Reuters.
Welspun India shares plummet again on contagion fears in cotton sheet dispute
MUMBAI Welspun India's shares plunged 20 percent for a second day on Tuesday, as the fallout from Target Corp's decision to terminate business with the firm for passing off cheap sheets as premium Egyptian cotton escalated.
Illicit gold: India's smugglers shut out refiners, banks
MUMBAI Indian gold refiners just months ago were ramping up capacity and struggling to secure enough ore from miners. Now, they are suspending operations as a surge in smuggled bullion wipes out wafer thin margins.