Nikkei Futures Opening Update as on 23 October 2018

The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,018.00   with a loss of  -2.70% percent or  -612.00 point .The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,217.80 with  a loss of -0.14% percent or -14.15 point.  The Hang Seng Future is trading at  25,322.00 with a loss of -3.10% percent or -810.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The Nikkei .N225 closed 2.67 percent lower at 22,010.78, handing back the previous day’s modest gains, with overnight losses on Wall Street setting the tone early on. The index touched 21,993.07 in intraday trade, its lowest since Aug. 16.

The broader Topix .TOPX ended the day down 2.63 percent at 1,650.72, its lowest close since March 26, with all 33 of its subindexes in negative territory.

Chinese shares, which had soared the previous session in a boost to the Nikkei, also slipped on Tuesday and pushed down Japanese and other Asian markets.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
 For the day Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,532.08  with a loss of  -0.56% percent or -126.08 point. the nifty closed at 10,281.60  with a loss of -1.64% percent or  -171.45 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,561.40   up with +0.42% percent or +106.85 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,379.45  with  a loss of -1.27% percent or  -327.23 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,768.78 with a loss of  -1.44% percent or -40.43 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,485.14 with a loss of -2.06% percent or -157.56 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,532.08  with a loss of -0.56% percent or -126.08 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,605.96  up with +0.59% percent or +151.41 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,550.46 up with +2.58% percent or +64.05 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,426.32  with a loss of -1.02% percent or -353.26 point at 12:15 PM

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