Reuters Market Eye - Markets are expected to remain volatile, as investors watch the winter session of the parliament, which is expected to test the government's will to pass key reforms, including for the pension and insurance sectors.
The week also marks the expiry of November derivative contracts, while the July-September GDP data will be released on November 30.
Global risk factors will also be key as the U.S. Congress is expected to resume negotiations over the budget, while IMF and European Central Bank officials will meet on Monday over Greek aid.
Traders will also await a government committee report on its findings over accusations of illegal mining in Goa.
Glencore speeds up debt reduction with Australian copper mine deal
MELBOURNE Glencore Plc has agreed to sell all the gold and a 30 percent stake in its Ernest Henry copper mine in Australia to Evolution Mining for A$880 million ($670 million), advancing the Swiss giant's effort to pay down debt.
Gold steady as investors await U.S. rate hike clues
Gold was trading in a narrow range on Wednesday as investors waited for clues on whether the U.S. Federal Reserve would hike interest rates this year.
Asian stocks slip on profit-taking; oil falls
HONG KONG Asian stocks edged lower on Wednesday as strong U.S housing data overnight increased the chances of an interest rate increase in coming months, prompting some investors to take profits, while oil prices slipped after a surprise jump in U.S. inventories.