Market may open slightly lower. The market may remain volatile in the near future as traders roll over positions from the near-month April 2012 series to May 2012 series. The April 2012 derivatives contracts expire tomorrow, 26 April 2012.

Wipro announced before market hours today that consolidated net profit rose 7.67% to Rs 1480.90 crore on 18.74% rise in total income to Rs 10080.40 crore in Q4 March 2012 over Q4 March 2011.

The company expects revenues from their IT Services business to be in the range of $1520 million to $1550 million in Q1 June 2012.

Sesa Goa announced after market hours on Tuesday that consolidated net profit fell 20.49% to Rs 1162.11 crore on 25.61% decline in total income to Rs 2808.48 crore in Q4 March 2012 over Q4 March 2011.

Sterlite Industries India will unveil Q4 results today, 25 April 2012.

Key benchmark snapped two-day losing streak on Tuesday, 24 April 2012 as firm European stocks supported sentiment. The BSE Sensex jumped 110.61 points or 0.65% to settle at 17,207.29, its highest closing level since 20 April 2012.

Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) sold shares worth Rs 860.77 crore on Tuesday, 24 April 2012, as per provisional data from the stock exchanges. FIIS had sold shares worth Rs 407.49 crore on Monday, 23 April 2012.

Most Asian stock markets rose on Wednesday led by sharp gains for technology shares after Apple Inc. posted strong second quarter earnings. Key benchmark indices in Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore and Taiwan rose by between 0.06% to 0.83%. Key benchmark indices in China, Indonesia and South Korea fell by between 0.01% to 0.41%.

The US markets closed mixed on Tuesday, as Strong quarterly results from a handful of blue chips pushed the Dow Jones industrial Average higher, but weakness in Apple's shares sent the Nasdaq Composite index lower for the fifth day in a row.