The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,865.00 up with +1.35% percent or +305.00 point .The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,711.20 up with +0.05% percent or +5.90 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 28,100.00 up with a loss of -0.65% percent or -184.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Asian stock markets were mixed in early trading Thursday, though Japanese equities continued to power on toward an eighth straight day of gains.
After surging nearly 1% in morning trading, the Nikkei NIK, +0.09% retreated some as it encountered resistance after it briefly breached the 23,000 level. It was last up 0.2%, as the dollar USDJPY, -0.03% rose to ¥111.70 from around ¥117.15 at the end of Tokyo stock trading Wednesday. That helped export-reliant names, with Sony 6758, +0.83% rising 1.2% to hit a fresh 11-year high and Nintendo 7974, +1.94% gaining 1.6%.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,124.57 up with +0.23% percent or +60.55 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,914.04 up with +0.57% percent or +16.52 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,109.69 up with +0.99% percent or +79.65 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,869.50 up with +0.093% percent or +21.28 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,178.08 with a loss of -0.84% percent or -238.36 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,737.74 with a loss of -1.14% percent or -31.56 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,711.27 with a loss of -0.030% percent or -11.66 point at 12:15 PM.