The ongoing quarterly results season will continue to grab investors attention. Companies like ACC, PVR, Bank of Maharashtra, Can Fin Homes will report their July-September quarter (Q2FY23) results on Monday, October 17.
Globally, the US markets edged lower on Friday as the tech-heavy index NASDAQ Composite declined the most, over 3 per cent. The S&P 500 and Dow Jones, on the other hand, lost up to 2 per cent.
Tracking weak global market movement, Asia-Pacific markets, too, slipped on Monday. Nikkei 225, Topix, Hang Seng, Shanghai Composite dropped up to 1 per cent in trade.
On the commodities front, prices of Brent Crude were steady at $92 per barrel, whereas WTI Crude traded at $86 per barrel.
Back home, shares of HDFC Bank will be in focus after the private sector lender’s net profit rose 20.1 per cent YoY to Rs 10,605.8 crore in Q2.