The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,848.00 up with +1.28% percent or +288.00 point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,774.80 up with +0.15% percent or +17.35 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 28,308.00 up with +0.32% percent or +89.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Asian stock markets mostly extended gains to a third straight day early Wednesday, following little movement overnight in the U.S. and Europe.
After posting the only declines in the region Tuesday — albeit slight ones — Chinese equities lagged again, with the Shanghai Composite SHCOMP, -0.31% off 0.4% and the Shenzhen Composite 399106, -0.56% down 0.6%. Infrastructure names failed to do much despite the Ministry of Finance calling for “further aggressive measures” to boost domestic demand and fuel structural shift in the economy.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,064.02 up with +0.055% percent or 14.38 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,897.52 up with +0.027%percent or +0.78 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,030.04 up with +0.15% percent or +12.14 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,848.22 up with +0.15% percent or +34.75 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,325.33 with a loss of -0.093% percent or -26.29 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,767.04 with a loss of -0.39% percent or -10.94 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,883.18 with a loss of -0.035% percent or -13.45 point at 12:15 PM.