The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,420.00 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -50.00 point .The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,660.00 with a loss of -0.43% percent or -46.45 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 29,770.00 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -9.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Singapore stocks were an upside outlier, with the Straits Times Index STI, -0.85% climbing less than 0.1% as equities there are supported by upbeat earnings news. The city-state’s biggest bank, DBS Group Holdings Ltd. D05, -1.64% , climbed 0.7% Wednesday to move deeper into record territory following Monday’s first-quarter report. The index is at levels last seen in late 2007, when it set a record high of 5%
Notable individual movers include Samsung BioLogics 207940, -7.82% , which tumbled as much as 20% after South Korea’s financial watchdog accused the company of accounting-rules violations. It denies the allegation. It closed down 17%.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
U.S. market were mixed on Thursday.For the day the Dow is trading at 23,930.15 up with +0.022% percent or +5.17 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,629.73 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -5.94 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,088.15 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -12.75 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,546.56 with a loss of -0.54% percent or -8.36 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 947.08 with a loss of -0.66% percent or –6.33 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,872.56 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -3.27 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,153.93 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -2.71 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,560.62 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -3.95 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,458.50 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -3.34 point;