Top stocks in focus today: Auto stocks, BoB, SAIL, L&T

L&T arm received orders worth Rs21bn from HPCL, RIL.

Auto stocks will be in focus today, as auto companies will start declaring monthly sales numbers for December 2017.

MOIL increases price of Ferro Grade, SMGR & chemical grade by 12.5%, Fines by 10% and Electrolytic Manganese Dioxide by 7.5%.

BoB stock in focus today. The lender failed to sell badloans amounting to Rs2,300cr last week due from Bhushan Steel and Essar Steel, as the reserve price was above market rates and only overseas investors and private equity funds were allowed to bid, said two senior bank executives.

The joint venture agreement between SAIL and ArcelorMittal will have a non-compete clause to protect the interest of the proposed firm, says the state-run firm's chairman PK Singh.

Infosys to divest investment in ANSR Consulting for $1 million.

Allahabad Bank said it has raised Rs500cr to comply with the global banking standards under Basel-III norms.

IDBI Bank has received capital infusion of Rs2,729cr from the government.

Punjab National Bank on Saturday announced raising interest rates by up to 1.25% on domestic term deposits of up to Rs10cr for different tenures, effective January 1, 2018.

Gayatri Projects has received shareholders’ approval to raise Rs1,000cr by issuing securities in its annual general meeting held on Saturday.

Ferro Alloys Corporation says NCLT allows Co for further extension to submit resolution plan.

Central Bank of India’s Board will be meeting on January 3, 2018 to discuss infusion of Rs323cr by way of preferential allotment.

Cadila stock will be in focus, as Zydus has received a final approval from USFDA for Valacyclovir tablets.

Brigade Enterprises buys 12.95 acre land for Rs218cr in Bengaluru.