Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange traded 41.5 points, or 0.37 per cent lower at 11,271.50, in signs that Dalal Street was headed for a negative start on Wednesday. Here are a few stocks which may buzz the most in today's trade:

AstraZeneca: Late-stage studies of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine candidate are on temporary hold while the company investigates whether a patient suffered a serious side effect or if the illness had nothing to do with the shot.

IRCTC: The government plans to sell about 15-20 per cent stake in IRCTC NSE -3.66 % via offer for sale (OFS) and would like to complete the transaction in a minimum number of tranches.

HDFC Bank: Number of customers preferring to buy high-value products through instalments stood at an "all-time high" during the coronavirus pandemic, the country's largest private sector lender HDFC Bank NSE 0.18 % said on Tuesday.


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Bharat Dynamics: The over Rs 900-crore Offer for Sale (OFS) of government shares in defence firm Bharat Dynamics got off to a smooth start with the portion reserved for institutional investors oversubscribed 1.40 times. The government is selling over 2.74 crore shares of Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) at a floor price of Rs 330 apiece.

MCX: The Multi-Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) on Tuesday said it has witnessed a record-breaking 12-year high in silver  delivery. A total of 139.96 tonnes of silver has been delivered via Silver (30 kg) September contract along with Silver Mini (5 kg) and Silver Micro (1 kg) August contracts on MCX, the exchange said in a statemen

Reliance Industries: Reliance Retail has been advertising four times more since July to August this year compared to the same duration last year increasing its visibility amongst consumers as it takes control of one-third of India's organised retail market and competes with ecommerce majors.

Indiabulls Ventures, Eveready Industries: These companies are scheduled to announce their June quarter earnings on Wednesday.

GIC Re:  State-owned reinsurer GIC Re reported a net loss of Rs 557.47 crore for the quarter ended June 2020. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 108.60 crore in the corresponding period of the previous financial year.

Vodafone Idea: Vodafone Idea managing director and chief executive officer Ravinder Takkar will not be given any remuneration during his current tenure of three years, according to a proposal by the company.

Spencer’s Retail: Spencer’s Retail Ltd on Monday reported a 27 per cent fall in standalone revenue from operations at Rs 439 crore for the first quarter ended June 30 as compared to the same period last year, while it posted a net loss of Rs 47 crore as compared to a net profit of Rs one crore in the year ago period.

Nalco: State-run Nalco is in the process of increasing its wind power generation capacity to 223.90 mw by adding another project in Tamil  Nadu at a capital expenditure of Rs 163 crore.