Nikkei Futures Opening Update as on 18 September 2018

The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 23,288.00  up with +3.25% percent or +733.00 point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,394.50 with  a loss of -0.01%percent or  -0.60 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 27,107.50 up with +0.81% percent or +216.50 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

trading resumed in Japan and the Nikkei NIK, +1.41% jumped 1%, hitting fresh 7½-month highs. Big insurers Dai-ichi Life 8750, +4.17% and T&D 8795, +4.83% both jumped nearly 3% as 10-year Treasury yields returned to 3%. Meanwhile, 10-year JGB yields were up a half-basis point at 0.11%. But tech names were weaker following the slide in the Nasdaq on Monday, with TDK 6762, +1.11% and Tokyo Electron 8035, -0.31% initially falling about 2% before recovering somewhat. The dollar USDJPY, +0.09% continued to rebound, climbing to ¥111.80, also providing a boost to a number of Japanese stocks.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
  
 For the day  Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,420.54 up with +1.41% percent or +325.87  point.the nifty closed at 11,375.25 with a loss of  -0.022% percent or 2-.50 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,094.91 up with  +0.60% percent or +62.06  point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,998.92 up with +0.11% percent or +27.86 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,888.92   up with +0.036% percent or +1.03 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,954.23  with a loss of -0.23% percent or -18.25 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,821.32  up with +0.96% percent or +216.71  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,014.49  up with +2.54% percent or  +669.45 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,686.58  up with  +1.15% percent or  +30.47 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,717.96 up with +0.81%  percent or  +304.83 point at 12:15 PM.

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