Market Ahead, Aug 18: All you need to know before the opening bell

A total of 36 companies including Hindustan Aeronautics, Zee Entertainment Enterprise are scheduled to announce their June quarter earnings today

Market traders struggle to fully price in GST gains

The Indian markets are staring at a flat start to the day amid mixed global cues. At 7:30 AM, the SGX Nifty was trading at 11,283, up 4 points from Nifty futures' last close. In the US, the Dow Jones fell 0.3 per cent overnight, the S&P 500 gained 0.27 per cent, and the Nasdaq rose 1 per cent. In Asia, Australian ASX 200 and Hong Kong's Hang Seng were trading flat with a positive bias in early deals while Japan's Nikkei tumbled 0.6 per cent. China’s central bank supplied $101 billion worth of liquidity to commercial lenders yesterday to help them manage ...