India, for the third day in a row, reported a decline in fresh cases, but still logged 355,828 fresh cases, on Monday. With this, the cumulative caseload stands at 20.2 million, Worldometer showed this morning.
Besides, global cues, corporate results, and stock-specific developments will also be keenly tracked by market participants.
A total of 20 companies, including Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, Alembic Pharmaceuticals, Apollo Pipes, DCM Shriram, IIFL Securities, Larsen & Toubro Infotech, and RBL Bank are set to release their quarterly earnings today.
The S&P 500 and the Dow indexes ended higher on Monday amid a largely upbeat earnings season, while the Nasdaq came under pressure from declines in some high-flying growth stocks, as the rotation into cyclical and “economy reopening” stocks continued.
The Dow rose 0.7 per cent, while the S&P 500 gained 0.27 per cent. The Nasdaq Composite dropped 0.48 per cent.
(with inputs from Reuters)