Global software major Wipro on Friday reported Rs 2,544 crore net profit for the third quarter of fiscal 2018-19, registering 29.6 per cent annual growth, up from Rs 1,936 crore in the same period a year ago.
Markets closed marginally higher Friday after a volatile session as investors largely stuck to index heavyweights despite positive global cues.
Amid broadly positive global cues and selling in index heavyweights, major Indian equity indices traded flat during Friday's afternoon trade session.
Amid mixed global markets and the ongoing corporate earning session, Indian equities ended higher on Thursday.
Reversing early gains, major indices traded lower during Thursday afternoon's trade session.
Amid mixed global cues, the benchmark Sensex advanced over 100 points during Wednesday's afternoon trade session following lower trade deficit and cooling of inflation.
The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning session of the trade.
The BSE benchmark Sensex Tuesday rallied over 300 points tracking positive cues from other Asian markets amid heavy buying by domestic institutional investors.
The Indian equity indices traded in the red on Monday afternoon with the S&P BSE Sensex trading over 260 points lower.
The key Indian equity indices opened in the negative territory on Monday with the S&P BSE Sensex losing over 170 points.
Caution ahead of the outcome of ongoing US-China trade talks and Q3 corporate earning session kept the major indices in a short range on Tuesday.
Markets regulator Sebi Monday imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on Jaipur-based PRM Power & Projects for fraudulent trade by creating artificial volume in illiquid stock options on the BSE.
Expectations of robust Q3 corporate earning results beginning this week, coupled with positive global cues on easing US-China trade tensions along with a dovish US Fed comments, on Friday pushed Sensex and Nifty higher on Monday.
The Sensex advanced over 240 points on Monday afternoon following Asian markets on signs of an easing trade tension.
The Indian equity market ended in the red on Wednesday in line with global indices on fears of a worldwide slowdown which was intensified after China reported a weak PMI manufacturing data.
The weakness in the domestic indices came on the back of a similar trend in the Asian markets along with a sharp decline in rupee and a slowdown in the manufacturing PMI data, analysts said.
The key Indian equity indices opened in the negative territory on Wednesday with the S&P BSE Sensex losing over 100 points.
Tracking overnight gains in the US markets, the key equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and the Nifty50 -- closed on Friday with 0.75 per cent gains.