Britain’s FTSE index was Europe’s best performer, with banks leading the gains after a small slowdown in inflation that was unlikely to deter the BoE from raising rates.
The MSCI world equity index .MIWD00000PUS, which tracks shares in 47 countries, was flat in percentage terms by 0901 GMT.
Sensex rose 74 points to end at 32,996.76 in choppy trade as participants accumulated recently beaten down IT, telecom and auto stocks amid foreign capital inflows.
The pan-European STOXX 600 index was up 0.2%, while the UK’s FTSE rebounded 0.4% after hitting a 15-month low in the previous session.
Indian equity indices traded on a flat-to-positive note amid volatility during the mid-afternoon trade session as caution prevailed ahead of the Fed's March 20-21 meet.
Blackstone to buy 80% in Pune mall for Rs 310 Cr
Blackstone Group is set to buy an 80% majority stake in Nitesh Hub
Remaining stake in the mall will remain with Nitesh Estates
Eyes palm oil business and may join race to acquire Ruchi Soya
Godrej Agrovet is yet to formally approach Ruchi Soya on the same
ITC , Patanjali Ayurved and Emami are other cos which have shown interest
SC upholds sale of hotel property of Blue Coast Hotels by co
Earlier, Bombay HC had set aside the sale
SC sets aside Bombay HC ruling
SC allows IFCI to retain sale proceeds of Rs 515.4 cr
Gets USFDA nod for ANDA for Metformin Extended Release tablets
Gets approvals for drugs of strength 500 mg, 750 mg
Approved ANDA bioequivalent of Glucophage XR of Bristol Myers Squibb
Co eyes to commercialise product soon
Gets Shareholders' Nod for sale of equity shares of unit Hypercity Retail
FPI limit under Portfolio Investment Scheme increased from 24% to 49%