The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,540.00 up with +0.36% percent or +80.00 point .The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,770.00 up with +0.31% percent or +32.85 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 29,355.00 up with +0.20% percent or +23.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Asian markets dipped lower in early Friday trading, as the Dow posted its eighth straight decline and trade tensions between the U.S. and China remained high.
In Japan, the Nikkei NIK, -0.78% was down 0.8%, as the yen rebounded overnight with the dollar USDJPY, +0.18% again slightly below ¥110. Automakers led the losses, with Toyota 7203, -2.66% and Honda 7267, -1.97% each down more than 2%
Korea’s Kospi SEU, +0.83% swung between slight gains and losses, with Samsung Electronics 005930, +0.43% dropping 0.6%.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,461.70 with a loss of -0.80% percent or -196.10 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,749.76 with a loss of -0.63% percent or -17.56 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,712.95 with a loss of -0.88% percent or -68.56 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,516.83 with a loss of -0.78% percent or -176.21 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,357.77 up with +0.21% percent or +61.72 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,889.76 up with +0.49% percent or +13.95 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,507.72 up with +0.21% percent or +75.33 point at 12:15 PM.