Dalal street ahead: 6 key factors that are likely to determine trade this week

Last week, the domestic equity market climbed by more than 1%. Nifty, which concluded at 18,512.7 levels up by 0.16%, is only a few points away from its high of 18,534.90, while the Sensex closed at 62,293.64 levels up by 0.03%.

Falling Q4 profit forecasts another negative for U.S. stocks

After a disappointing third-quarter reporting period, analysts are projecting that fourth-quarter U.S. earnings will decline for the first time in two years as rising interest rates and slowing growth further dampen the outlook.

Stock futures rise after S&P 500 posts its biggest one-day rally since 2020

Stock futures rose Friday after China said it would ease some Covid measures, building on optimism from lighter-than-feared inflation data that fueled a broad market rally in the previous session.

Indices end higher amid volatility, Nifty near 17,800 led by autos, energy, infra

On the sectoral front, selling was seen in metals, IT and financials, while buying was seen in autos, infra and energy space.

Nasdaq futures fall as Meta plummets on dismal outlook

Nasdaq 100 futures dropped on Thursday as a bleak forecast by Meta fanned worries of a slowdown in earnings, while hopes that the U.S. Federal Reserve will slow the pace of rate hikes limited declines.