Nikkei Futures Opening Update as on 18 July 2018

The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,800.00 with +0.35%  percent or +80.00  point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,985.00 with a loss of -0.35% percent or -38.80 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 28,087.00 with a loss of  -0.38% percent or  -107.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Stocks in Asia recovered from their weakness to advance Wednesday while Japan’s Nikkei continued to rally as the yen remained weak against the U.S. dollar.

Chinese and Hong Kong shares posted relatively robust gains following recent losses with the Shanghai Composite SHCOMP, -0.39% up 0.4% and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng HSI, -0.20% also rising 0.4%.

The Wall Street Journal reported that Hong Kong and Chinese stock exchanges are working on a system to allow investors in China to buy and sell shares of companies with supervoting equity via the Stock Connect link.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

  
 For the day Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,794.19 up with 0.43% percent or +96.83 point. the nifty closed at 10,986.95 with  a loss of -0.16% percent or ?17.6 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,126.25  with a loss of -0.18% percent or -50.97 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,119.89 up with +0.22% percent or +55.53 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,809.55 up with 0.40% percent or +11.12 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,855.12 up with 0.63%percent or +49.40 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,794.19 up with +0.43% percent or +96.83 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,104.40  with a loss of – 0.27% percent or  -77.28point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,794.67 with  a loss of -0.12% percent or -3.46 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,602.02 up with  + 0.22% percent or +82.06 point at 12:15 PM.

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