Nikkei Futures Opening Update as on 18 October 2018

The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,718.00   with a loss of  -0.66% percent or  152.00 point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,404.20 with  a loss of -0.40% percent or  -41.70 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at  25,360.00 with a loss of -1.60% percent or -412.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Japan’s Nikkei fell on Thursday, as hawkish minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve’s last policy meeting knocked global sentiment and a surprise decline in exports hit machinery makers.

Heavy selling of Chinese shares also soured confidence in the Asian market day, leading to an extension of losses in Japanese stocks.

The Nikkei share average .N225 ended 0.8 percent lower at 22,658.16.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
 For the day Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,658.16  with a loss of  -0.80% percent or -182.96  point.the nifty closed at 10,453.05  with a loss of -1.24% percent or  -131.70 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,402.97   with a loss of  -0.23% percent or -59.29 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,706.68  with  a loss of -0.36% percent or  -91.74 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,809.21 with a loss of  -0.025% percent or -0.71 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,642.70 with a loss of -0.036% percent or -2.79 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,658.16  with a loss of -0.80% percent or -182.96  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,340.63    with a loss of -0.48% percent or -121.63 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,486.42  with a loss of  -2.94% percent or -75.20 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,779.58   with a loss of -1.09% percent or -382.90  point at 12:15 PM.

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