Nikkei Futures Opening Update as on 25 May 2018

The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,440.00 up with +0.13% percent or  +30.00 point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,584.00 up with +0.75%  percent or +78.80 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 30,646.00 with a loss of -53.00 percent or  -53.00 point.


Japan’s Nikkei NIK, +0.06%   was off 0.1%, after initially dropping 0.5%, as the dollarJPYUSD, -0.148059%   pushed above ¥109.50 to session highs from ¥109.30. Commodity-related names were leading the way lower for Japanese stocks as they were poised to notch their first down week in two months. The marine-transportation sector was off 1.6%, the weakest performer in the Topix. Mining was off 1.1% following a sizable drop overnight in oil prices LCON8, -1.02%  . But that had the airline sector up 1%. Meanwhile, auto stocks were extending Thursday’s sharp selloff, with Honda 7267, -0.93%   and Toyota 7203, -1.29%   off nearly 1% more.


Asia  market were mixed on Thursday. For the day Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,450.79 up with +0.061% percent or +13.78 point. the nifty closed at 10,585.50 up  with +0.69% percent or +72.75 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,600.86 with a loss of  -0.52% percent or  -159.55 point. 


For the day the Dow is trading at 24,811.76  with a loss of -0.30% percent or -75.05 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,727.76  with a loss of  -0.20% percent or -5.53 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,424.43  with a loss of -0.021% percent or  -1.53 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,628.22 up with +0.038% percent or +0.61 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,005.10 up with +0.043% percent or + 0.43 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,951.55 up with +0.052% percent or +1.02 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,197.68  with a loss of -0.31% percent or  -3.78 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,621.37  with a loss of -0.16% percent or  -2.63 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,513.57 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -2.71 point;

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