MARKET LIVE: SGX Nifty trends suggest a negative start for Indian indices

Investors may today react to report that the Indian government is likely to agree on a stimulus package in the range of Rs 1.5 – 2.3 trillion to contain the downturn in the economy due to coronavirus (Covid-19). READ MORE

Besides, the session may also see some volatility due to the expiry of the Futures and Options (F&O) contracts for the month of March. 

In the US, the main indices rallied for a second straight session and the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average ended up more than 1 per cent and 2 per cent, respectively. Senate leaders hope to vote on a $2 trillion package later today in Washington.