Stocks to watch today: Markets are likely to start on a muted note amid mixed global cues. As of 7:05 am, the SGX Nifty Futures quoted 17,567 levels, indicating a flat start on the bourses.
Globally, the US markets saw sharp decline for the third consecutive session on Tuesday. Both Dow Jones and the S&P 500 dropped 0.4 per cent and 0.2 per cent, respectively, whereas NASDAQ Composite remained unchanged.
However, Asia-Pacific markets gained despite negative Wall Street action on Wednesday. Japan’s Nikkei 225, Australia’s S&P 200, South Korea’s Kospi advanced up to 0.5 per cent.