Nikkei Futures Opening Update as on 10 May 2018

The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,490.00  with a loss of  -0.04% percent or  -10.00 point .The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,725.20  with a loss of  -0.41 percent or -44.15 point.  The Hang Seng Future istrading at 30,636.00 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -43.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Equity markets across Asia-Pacific extended their gains Thursday, buoyed by gains in the U.S. and the rise in oil prices.

Brent crude oil LCON8, +0.19%  was up last up 0.7% at $77.73 a barrel after rising to 3½-year highs on Wednesday. Some investors expect renewed sanctions on Iran to reduce the oil supply.

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng HSI, +0.89% rose 0.9%, helped by gains in China’s major oil companies, which are listed in the city. Australia’s S&P ASX 200 XJO, +0.18%  neared a 10-year intraday high, while Japan’s Nikkei Stock Average NIK, +0.39%  rose 0.4%.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

   
Asia  market were mixed on Wednesday. For the day Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,497.18 for up with +0.39% percent or +88.30 point. the nifty closed at 10,716.55 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -25.15 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,809.22  up with +0.89% percent or +133.33 point. 

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 24,542.54 up with +0.75% percent or +182.33 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,697.79 up with +0.97% percent or +25.87 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,339.91 up  with  +1.00% percent or +73.00 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,596.05 up  with +0.61% percent or +9.66 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 980.13  up with +0.55% percent or  +5.36 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,923.89 up with +0.52% percent or +9.98   point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,185.69 up with +1.02% percent or  +11.92 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,602.58 up with +0.91% percent or +14.52 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,497.08 up with +0.94% percent or +13.95 point;

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