The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at +35.50 up with +0.09% percent or +20.00 point .The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,821.30 up with +35.50 percent or +35.50point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 31,063.00 up with +0.10% percent or +32.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Markets in Asia were mostly calm on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met for the first time at a landmark summit in Singapore.
Stocks in Korea, Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore were little changed. U.S. stock futures were flat. The dollar rose against major currencies, sending the WSJ Dollar index up 0.1%. Currencies that often rise in periods of stress, such as the Japanese yen and Swiss franc, fell. And the market’s so-called fear gauge, the Cboe Volatility Index, remained near recent lows.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,322.31 up with +0.023% percent or +5.78 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,782.00 up with +0.31% percent or +0.11% point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,659.93 up with +0.19% percent or +14.41 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,674.68 up with +0.13% percent or+2.19 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,041.08 up with +0.28% percent or +2.47 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,000.90 up with +0.011% percent or +0.23 9point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,222.43 up with +0.052% percent or +0.64 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,656.43 up with +0.10% percent or +1.68 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,545.41 up with +0.099% percent or +1.53 point;