The tech-heavy Nasdaq was on track to snap a five-day losing streak while the S&P technology index appeared poised to post its first up day in six sessions.
Britain’s FTSE was flat, failing to ride a timid bounce by European shares as a missed cash flow forecast from Royal Dutch Shell disappointed investors.
Encouraging results and a recovery among industrials helped European shares, while earnings disappointments weighed heavily on some stocks including Lufthansa and Kion.
At 9:54 am ET, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 84.36 pts, or 0.35 percent, at 24,168.19, the S&P 500 was up 11.18 pts, or 0.42%, at 2,650.58.
The 50-issue NSE Nifty ended at 10,617.80, up 47.25 points, or 0.45 per cent, after shuttling between 10,628.40 and 10,559.65.
In talks to sell MF and broking units for Rs 600 Cr
Bain Capital , Warburg, Yes Bank and IndusInd said to have expressed interest
The AMC business had an AUM of Rs 66392 cr and PAT of Rs 58 cr in FY17
The Securities business had a PAT of Rs 29 cr in FY17
Economic Times Reports
Taj Mansingh auction to begin on 19th June18 as per NDMC notice
NDMC - New Delhi Municipality Council
Potential bidders can submit bids starting from 18th May
The hotel is a 292 room five star hotel currently operated by IHCL
Zydus Gets final approval from USFDA for Methylprednisolone
Will be manufactured at formulations manufacturing facility at Moraiya, Ahmedabad
Also received final approval to market Cinacalcet Hydrochloride Tablets
Will be manufactured at facility at SEZ, Ahmedabad