Nikkei Futures Opening Update as on 27 December 2018

The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 19,927.50  with a loss of -0.46% percent or -92.50 point .The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,838.20 up with +0.84% percent or +89.75 point.  The Hang Seng Future is trading at 25,494.00 with a loss of -0.57% percent or -147.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The Dow .DJI surged more than 1,000 points for the first time overnight, leading a broad Wall Street rebound after a report of robust holiday sales helped mollify concerns about the health of the U.S. economy.

Earlier, Wall Street had suffered its worst-ever Christmas Eve drop on the back of factors including turmoil in the White House. .N

“Japanese shares may be higher, but with market volatility so high, tomorrow could be an entirely different story,” said Soichiro Monji, senior economist at Daiwa SB Investments.

“Equities are moving up and down in holiday-thinned trade, and it would take the return of many investors next year for the market to gather its bearings.”

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

 For the day Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,077.62 up with +3.88% percent or +750.56 point.the nifty closed at 10,792.95  up with +0.59% percent or +63.10 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,461.81  with a loss of -0.74% percent or -189.57 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 22,878.45  up with +4.98% percent or +1,086.25 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,467.70 up with  +4.96% percent or +116.60 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 6,554.36  up with +5.84% percent or +361.44 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,077.62  up with +3.88% percent or +750.56 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,557.57   with a loss of -0.37% percent or -93.81 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,483.09  with a loss of -0.61% percent or  -15.21 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,908.16  with up +0.72% percent or +258.22 point at 12:15 PM.

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