A total of 57 companies, including BEML, BHEL, CG Power, Cochin Shipyard, DLF, and Sun TV are scheduled to announce their March quarter results today.
Wall Street stocks ended firmer on Thursday as even though the CPI data came in above consensus, a closer look showed that much of the price surge came from items such as commodities and airfares and is therefore likely to be temporary. The Dow rose 0.04 per cent, the S&P 500 gained 0.47 per cent. and the Nasdaq added 0.77 per cent.
Oil prices edged up to their highest in over two years in volatile trade on Thursday. Brent futures rose 30 cents, or 0.4 per cent, to settle at $72.52 a barrel in its highest close since May 2019.