The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,460.00 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -30.00 point .The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,422.00 up with +0.23% percent or +26.25 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 27,739.00 up with +0.46% percent or +126.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
After slumping at the end of last week, Asian stock markets were higher in early trading Monday, following wide gains in the Americas and Europe on Friday after the U.S. jobs report. Investors seemed to brush off threats from China on Friday to impose retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods.
Japan’s Nikkei NIK, -0.08% was up 0.4% despite declines by major banks, with Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group 8316, -1.43% down 1.1% and Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group 8306, -2.29% slipping 1.4%. Manufacturers gained though, with Honda Motor 7267, +0.36% up 1% and robot-maker Fanuc 6954, +1.03% up 1.5%
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,326.16 with a loss of -0.030% percent or -7.66 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,827.22 up with +0.49% percent or +13.86 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,802.68 up with +1.24% percent or +95.40 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,525.18 up with +0.056% percent or+12.65 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,676.42 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -38.14 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,740.44 with a loss of -1.00% percent or -27.58 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,477.19 up with +0.84% percent or +312.03 point at 12:15 PM.