The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,530.00 up with +0.04% percent or +10.00 point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,331.00 up with +0.22% percent or +24.35 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 28,644.00 with a loss of -0.30% percent or -85.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Asian stock markets largely dropped in early trading Monday following declines on Wall Street on Friday.
Japan’s Nikkei NIK, -0.74% was off 0.5% even as the yen was barely higher versus other currencies. Japanese pharmaceutical company Eisai’s shares4523, -5.33% continued to take a beating, falling 4.2% as it continued to drop after the U.S. FDA said last week that more testing was needed for a closely watched Alzheimer’s drug. Its shares are still up 25% for the month.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,451.06 with a loss of -0.30% percent or -76.01 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,818.82 with a loss of -0.66% percent or -18.62 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,737.42 with a loss of -1.46% percent or -114.77 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,544.84 with a loss of -0.74% percent or -167.91 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,713.31 with a loss of -0.32% percent or -90.97 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,869.05 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -4.54 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,460.62 up with +0.33% percent or +123.77 point at 12:15 PM.