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The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a modestly lower opening on Friday, although the futures have fluctuated over the course of the morning. Traders may be reluctant to make significant moves early in the day amid uncertainty about the near-term outlook for the markets. The earnings season...

marketmixed-042018.jpg European markets are exhibiting a mixed trend on Friday, with investors digesting some crucial earnings reports and treading cautiously amid uncertain near term outlook for stocks.

Despite strong gains in the IT space on good results and bonus announcement from Tata Conultancy Services, the Indian stock market ended flat on Friday, with a largely negative trend in global markets and speculation about a rate hike by RBI prompting investors to tread cautiously.

wallstreet-042018.jpg Initial trading on U.S. Futures is giving an impression that Wall Street might open slightly higher on Friday. Asian shares finished mostly higher, while European shares are climbing higher.

U.K. stocks are modestly higher Friday morning, with the pound easing slightly against the U.S. dollar following remarks from the central bank governor that there won't be an interest rate increase next month.

The French market is quite subdued this morning, with investors looking for direction. With no economic data due for release and the mood elsewhere in Europe rather cautious amid uncertainty about the near-term outlook for global markets, not many counters are witnessing any significant activity.

asianmarketdown-042018.jpg Asian markets drifted lower on Friday, led by losses in technology stocks amid falling demand for smartphones and a downward revision in revenue target by the world's largest contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing.

sharemarketflat-042018.jpg European markets look headed for a somewhat cautious start on Friday with investors reacting to some crucial earnings reports and economic data.

The Indian stock market is trading lower Friday morning, with investors tracking weak global cues. However, IT stocks are moving higher thanks to buoyant quarterly results and a 1:1 bonus issue announcement from Tata Consultancy Services. The BSE benchmark Sensex is down 48.91 points or 0.14 percent...

The overnight weak close on Wall Street and mostly sluggish trend in Asian markets today are likely to force investors to tread cautiously. High crude oil prices may prove a dampener and the rupee's decline to a 13-month low against the greenback is also expected to weigh on sentiments. Investors...

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a lower opening on Thursday following the lackluster performance seen in the previous session. The downward momentum on Wall Street comes as traders digest the latest batch of earnings news from several big-name companies. After moving notably higher...

wallstreet-041918.jpg The Jobless Claims for the week might be the focus on Thursday. The Philadelphia Business Outlook Survey as well as a slew of Fed speeches also attract investors attention.

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a higher opening on Wednesday, with stocks likely to extend the strong upward move seen over the two previous sessions. The markets are likely to benefit from another batch of upbeat earnings news, with financial giant Morgan Stanley (MS) moving sharply...

wallstreet-041818.jpg The Beige Book to be published this afternoon will give a clear picture about the economic scenario, especially the raise rate hike expectations. Asian shares closed mostly higher, while Europeans shares are trading up. Initial signs from the U.S. Futures Index suggest that Wall Street might open higher.

The major U.S. index futures are pointing to a higher opening on Tuesday, with stocks likely to see further upside following the strength seen in the previous session. A batch of positive earnings news is likely to generate early buying interest, with several big name companies reporting better than...

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