The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,840.00 with a loss of -0.09% percent or -20.00 point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,793.80 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -26.25 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 31,382.00 p with +0.93% percent or +288.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The Asia-Pacific continued the week’s global stock rebound, following fresh gains in the U.S. as worries ease about higher interest rates.
In Hong Kong, the Hang Seng Index HSI, +1.35% finished up 1%, logging a fifth-straight week of advances. The index had been underperforming, with six weekly declines in the past seven. It marked the best weekly return — nearly 4% — since mid-February for the index, according to FactSet Research.
AIA 1299, +2.13% , Asia’s biggest publicly traded insurer, rose nearly 3% to hit fresh record highs while auto maker Geely 0175, +1.06% climbed 4%.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,831.17 up with +0.37% percent or +91.64 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,727.72 up with +0.17% percent or +4.65 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,402.88 with a loss of -0.028% percent or -2.09 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,606.79 up with +0.19% percent or +3.08 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 986.87 up with +0.19% percent or +3.08 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,939.09 up with +0.061% percent or +1.18 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,200.13 up with +0.25% percent or ++2.97 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,618.86 up with +0.15% percent or +2.49 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,512.73 up with +0.15% percent or +2.27 point;