NSE Nifty futures traded on the Singapore Exchange are up 0.3 per cent, while the MSCI-Asia Pacific excluding Japan index is up 0.13 percent.
Asian shares edged higher in early trade on Tuesday after upbeat US data helped Wall Street bounce from a sharp selloff in recent days.
US stocks closed higher on Monday as Citigroup's earnings and strong retail sales gave investors reasons to buy equities despite a resurgence of geopolitical uncertainties.
KEY EVENTS/FACTORS TO WATCH
* Infosys earnings
* India's CPI and WPI data for March
INDIAN STOCKS TO WATCH
Higher food costs in India probably pushed inflation up in march
Shock fall in industry output, exports deepen India's economic gloom
Fitch revises outlook on Tata Steel to stable from negative
Narendra Modistands by Hindu customs but wants progress for Muslims Reviving investment is key, says man tipped to be India's finance minister
Bharti Airtel in talks with Carrefour for wholesale jv
India to expand irrigation by a tenth to cut monsoon reliance
Tata Motors global wholesales at 95,668 in March
India's BJP opposition party heading for majority: Opinion POLL
Mindtree board says to consider issue of bonus shares
India's Micromax eyes stake in South Korean phone maker Pantech (Read story)
State Bank of India says to issue $1.25 bln unsecured fixed rate notes
Gruh Finance- board approved issue of bonus shares in ratio of 1:1
Bharti Airtel says gets 3G/4G licence in Chad
Jaiprakash Associates to sell assets worth 100 bn rupees to pare debt
Lawyers start mining the medicare data for clues to fraud
India's CMC Ltd March-qtr profit up 27 pct
Round-tripping: SEBI issues notices to five major corporate houses