"For the week, Nifty climbed 1.44 percent and closed below 10,500 levels. The benchmark NIFTY gained over 3% in the last seven trading sessions with third weekly gain and on the valuation front NIFTY is trading at price-to-earnings multiple of 26x.
On global front: Reduced geopolitical tension between US and Russia and cool down of Trade war fear between China and US boosted the market sentiment but concern over crude price still there in the market.
March quarter earnings are expected to provide further support to the market going ahead.
On the macro front, WPI inflation and Trade balance data for March will be announced on April 16. CPI data for rural and farm labourers for March will be announced on April 20. Crude, refinery output and Mobile subscribers' data for March will be announced on April 20-27.
US Retail Sales and US Core Retail Sales data will be announced on Monday, April 16. China GDP, Chinese Industrial Production, Chinese Retail Sales, Japanese Industrial Production, UK Unemployment Rate, US Building Permits, US Housing Starts and US Industrial Production data will be announced on Tuesday, April 17. Japanese Trade Balance, UK CPI, UK PPI, European CPI and US Crude Oil Inventories data will be announced on Wednesday, April 18. European Current Account, UK Retail Sales, US Philly Fed Manufacturing Index and US Unemployment Claims data will be announced on Thursday, April 19. IMF Meetings and European Consumer Confidence data will be announced on Friday, April 20.
Major companies which will announce Jan-Mar quarter earnings this week include CRISIL, Muthoot Capital, Tata Sponge, ACC, HDFC Life, Mindtree, IndusInd Bank, TCS, CDSL, HDFC Bank".