Nikkei Futures Opening Update as on 20 September 2018

The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 23,523.00 up with +4.27% percent or +963.00 point .The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,320.80 up with +0.43% percent or  +48.80 point.  The Hang Seng Future is trading at 27,444.00 up with +0.09% percent or +24.50 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Chinese shares fell on today after US President Donald Trump’s latest threats to escalate a trade war with China.

Last week, he said he could move “very soon” to impose tariffs on $200bn worth of products with taxes on another $267bn “ready to go on short notice”. That means virtually all of China’s US exports could become subject to duties.

In China, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index slumped 1.4% to 26,606.75, while the Shanghai Composite was down 0.9% at 2,677.67.

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 index was flat, while South Korea’s benchmark Kospi index rose 0.2%.

Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 was up 0.3% after revised data showed the economy growing at its fastest pace since 2016.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
  
 For the day Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,674.93 up with +0.010% percent or +2.41  point.the nifty closed at 11,234.35   with a loss of  -0.39% percent or -44.55 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,447.46 up with  +0.15% percent or +40.09 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 26,405.76  up with +0.61% percent or +158.80 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,907.95 up with  +0.13% percent or +3.64 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,950.04  with a loss of -0.076% percent or -6.07 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,674.93 up with +0.010% percent or +2.41 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,400.85   with a loss of -0.024% percent or  -6.52 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,728.33  with a loss of -0.092% percent or  -2.53 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,121.22 with  a loss of -0.45%  percent or -169.45  point at 12:15 PM.

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