Nikkei Futures Opening Update as on 10 August 2018

The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,240.00 with a loss of -0.27%  percent or -60.00  point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,460.00 with a loss of  -0.24% percent or -27.55 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 28,240.00 with a loss of – 1.01% percent or -288.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Asian stock markets dropped in early trading Friday, as trade and broader geopolitical concerns continue to weigh on over investor sentiment.

Japan’s Nikkei NIK, -1.33% was off 0.5% and barely hanging on to a weekly gain. Tokyo Electron 8035, -3.55% was down 3.5% and Nintendo 7974, -2.41% was off more than 1%. Inpex 1605, -3.93% dropped 3.6% as Brent crude futuresLCOV8, -0.37% fell to their lowest level in almost a month. That came as the dollar USDJPY, -0.20% remained just above ¥111 following Japan’s better-than-expected second-quarter GDP report — which had little impact on local markets. Yields for 10-year Japanese government bonds were off a half-basis-point at 0.105%.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

  
 For the day Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,298.08 with a loss of -1.33% percent or -300.31 point.the nifty closed at 11,441.20 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -29.50 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 22,298.08 up with -1.33% percent or -300.31 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,509.23 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -74.52 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,853.58 with  a loss of -0.14% percent or -4.12 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,891.78 up with +0.044% percent or +3.46 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,298.08 with a loss of -1.33% percent or -300.31 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,397.71  with a loss of -0.73% percent or -209.59 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,795.31 up with +0.033% percent or +0.93  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,957.63  with a loss of -0.18% percent or -66.74 point at 12:15 PM.

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