Besides, market participants would also track global cues, Brent crude, movement of rupee and investment pattern of foreign institutional investors.
In overnight trade, Wall Street pared earlier losses driven by the banking sector on fears that issues with a defaulting hedge fund could spread throughout the banking sector. Overall, the Dow Jones rose 0.3 per cent, the S&P 500 lost 0.09 per cent and the Nasdaq dropped 0.6 per cent.
In early Asian trade, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng and South Korea’s Kospi gained half a per cent, each. However, Australian ASX 200 fell 0.3 per cent and Japan’s Nikkei fell 0.2 per cent.
(with inputs from Reuters)