The BSE Sensex is nearly flat on profit-taking after earlier touching its highest intraday level since November 2010, while the broader Nifty is up 0.1 percent after hitting its highest since May 2013.
Housing Development Finance Corporation Ltd is down 1.7 percent ahead of its July-September results later in the day.
UltraTech Cement Ltd recovers from early falls and is up 0.3 percent. The stock falls as much as 4.6 percent in early trade after the country's largest cement maker posted a 52 percent fall in net profit for the July-September quarter.
Technology shares fall on profit-taking. Infosys Ltd down 0.5 percent while Tata Consultancy Services Ltd falls 2 percent.