Nikkei Futures Opening Update as on 23 August 2018

The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,428.00 with a loss of -0.59% percent or -137.00  point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,580.00 with a loss of  -0.07% percent or  -7.75 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 27,714.00 with a loss of -0.50% percent or -138.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Japan’s Nikkei NIK, +0.22% gained 0.6% to 22,362.55. Automakers rose, with Toyota 7203, -1.12% up 2.3% and Honda 7267, -1.95% adding 1.9%.

equities in the rest of the Asia-Pacific region turned in a mixed performance. But S&P 500  futures ESU8, -0.02% were down 0.2% in the wake of the fresh political storm encircling President Donald Trump with Paul Manafort’s conviction and Michael Cohen’s guilty pleas.

Australia’s benchmark XJO, -0.34% added to Tuesday’s underperformance, pressured further by fresh 1% declines in financials and miners. Stocks were up again in New Zealand, though, with the NZX 50 NZ50GR, -0.25% rising 0.5% to a record close of 9,162.61.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

  
 For the day Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,410.82 up with +0.22% percent or +48.27 point. the nifty closed at 11,578.70 up with +0.067% percent or +7.80 point.Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,797.60  with a loss of -0.47% percent or -129.98 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,733.60 with a loss of  -0.34% percent or -88.69 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,861.82 with a loss of -0.040% percent or -1.14 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,889.10 up with +0.38% percent or +29.92 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,410.82 up with +0.22% percent or +48.27 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,795.10 with a loss of -0.47% percent or  -132.48 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,724.62 up with +0.37% percent or +10.02  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,329.75  up with +0.11% percent or  +44.00  point at 12:15 PM.

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