The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 21,633.00 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -67.00 point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,567.50 up with +0.41% percent or +42.80 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 25,896.00 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -35.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japan equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Food, Railway & Bus and Retail sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 rose 0.65%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Sapporo Holdings Ltd.(T:2501), which rose 7.01% or 172.0 points to trade at 2624.0 at the close. Familymart Ltd (T:8028) added 5.24% or 830.0 points to end at 16670.0 and Tokyo Tatemono Co., Ltd. (T:8804) was up 4.10% or 48.0 points to 1218.0 in late trade.
Biggest losers included Toshiba Corp. (T:6502), which lost 5.43% or 210.0 points to trade at 3655.0 in late trade. Pacific Metals Co., Ltd. (T:5541) declined 4.11% or 130.0 points to end at 3030.0 and IHI Corp. (T:7013) shed 3.43% or 125.0 points to 3515.0.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,464.69 with a loss of 0.0039% percent or -0.95 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,649.93 up with +0.30% percent or +8.04 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 6,972.25 up with +0.92% percent or +63.43 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,646.55 up with +0.65% percent or+139.01 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,911.96 with a loss of -0.41% percent or -107.45 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,579.48 with a loss of -2.49% percent or -65.95 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,981.02 with a loss of -0.62% percent or -218.78 point at 12:15 PM.