Nikkei Futures Opening Update as on 24 December 2018

The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 19,867.00 with a loss of -0.91% percent or -183.00 point .The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,815.50 up with +0.45% percent or +48.00 point.  The Hang Seng Future is trading at 25,646.00  with -0.24% percent or -61.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

“China is cooling and the euro zone is slowing down, and some of the economic indicators from the U.S. have been a bit soft recently, but yet the Fed hiked rates and suggested that two more interest rate hikes were lined up for 2019,” said Michael Hewson, chief markets analyst at CMC (NS:CMC) Markets in London.

He said speculation that the U.S. economy could be headed for a recession has picked up, dampening global sentiment. “Fear about a U.S. government shutdown is playing into the mix too.”

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

 For the day Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,166.19  with a loss of  -1.11% percent or -226.39 point. the nifty closed at 10,751.85  with a loss of -0.020% percent or ?2.15 point.Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,651.38  with a loss of -0.40% percent or -102.04 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 22,445.37  with a loss of  -1.81% percent or -414.23 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,416.62 with  a loss of -2.06% percent or -50.80 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 6,332.99  with a loss of -2.99% percent or  -195.41 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,166.19   with a loss of -1.11% percent or -226.39 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,651.38   with a loss of -0.40% percent or -102.04 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,527.01 up with +0.43% percent or  +10.76 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,749.81 up with +0.022% percent or +7.74 point at 12:15 PM.

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