• SENSEX
    NIFTY 50

Ekta Batra's market update on April 18: Sensex, Nifty likely to open flat; Jet Airways, Mindtree, Wipro, RIL in focus

The Indian stock market is set to open flat on Thursday following Asian cues after a negative performance on Wall Street, with caution ahead of business surveys in Europe and Japan, and the Good Friday and Easter holidays keeping investors on the sidelines.

Domestic stock, bond, commodity and forex markets remained closed on Wednesday on account of Mahavir Jayanti. On Tuesday, NSE Nifty and BSE Sensex extended gains to end at record highs amid sustained buying from foreign investors and positive sentiment in global peers. Investors were also optimistic as the earnings season got off to a good start and the IMD forecast average monsoon rains this year.

At 07:04 AM, the SGX Nifty, an early indicator of the Nifty 50's trend in India, was unchanged at 11,848.50, indicating a flat start for the Sensex and Nifty.

Stocks in focus: Jet Airways, Mindtree, Wipro, RIL. Click here to know more.

About MarketBuzz

The CNBCTV18.com podcast on the big themes, vital news and key events that you should know before the opening bell, powered by CNBC-TV18 anchors.

MarketBuzz is your daily morning briefing by CNBC-TV18 research analysts and anchors Sonia Shenoy, Ekta Batra, Anisha Jain, Nigel D’Souza and Mangalam Maloo to jumpstart your stock market investing.

Subscribe to our free podcasts on Audioboom or listen on the featured podcast page on CNBCTV18.com.
Sign Up For Primo, Our Free Daily Newsletter