For all the worries among investors and policymakers over the rupee's sudden plunge to record lows, the Indian economy may now be in better shape to handle a depreciation.
We have a stacked day of earnings coming up on Thursday with Nokia, Google, IBM and Microsoft all reporting.
Next week is a big week for the earnings. CNBC's Jon Fortt gives a rundown on what to expect from tech companies.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Infosys, India's No. 2 IT services exporter, forecast lower revenue growth than analysts had expected for this fiscal year, citing a challenging global economy.
India's IT outsourcers are promoting "mini CEOs" capable of running businesses on their own, while trimming down on the entry-level computer coders they normally hire.
Kris Gopalakrishnan co-chairman of Infosys, says macroeconomic prospects are better this year because there is less chance of the euro zone disintegrating, among other reasons.
Stock-pickers betting on an Indian economic rebound may be disappointed by upcoming earnings reports from domestically focused companies, as consumer demand and infrastructure output remain weak and high inflation persists.
The battle for emerging market growth is turning into a cutthroat competition between established multinational companies and a new generation of rivals.
India's No.3 software services provider Wipro posted an 18 percent gain in quarterly profit, joining bigger rivals Tata Consultancy Services and Infosys in reporting better-than-expected earnings.
Take a look at some of Friday's midday movers:
"I think it's going to be really tough to get through this earnings season without fits or starts. There's so much riding on this earnings season because of expectations for growth going into 2013," said one analyst.
Stocks kicked off the new year with a bang! But the party may be over once earnings season kicks into full gear.
Most investors don't realize that some of Wall Street's most-hated stocks could provide some much-needed love for your portfolio in 2013, according to TheStreet.com.
The Dow and S&P finished higher Wednesday, boosted by a batch of upbeat economic reports and optimistic comments from China's new leader, while Apple's sharp drop pushed the Nasdaq into negative territory.
Futures were off their best levels Wednesday, but optimistic comments from China's new leader helped limit losses.
Here are Wednesday's morning movers.
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BEELAHERI, India, Oct 25,- India is shaking up the way it gets billions of welfare dollars to the poor with a plan that could one day reshape the economy and tackle graft keeping millions in poverty, but in one small town a pilot of the new system is proving unpopular.