LIVE MARKET UPDATE: Domestic markets are likely to open gap-up on Thursday amid firm global set-up. At 7:50 am, SGX Nifty was at 17,777, up 148 points.
The focus will be on weekly F&O expiry, rupee’s movement, stock-specific action, and expectations from RBI policy on Friday.
Globally, the Hang Seng rallied 2.3 per cent earlier today, while Nikkei gained 1.4 per cent. The Straits Times and KOSPI were up 1.1 per cent and 1.4 per cent, respectively. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 added 0.7 per cent.