The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 19,457.00 with a loss of -2.72% percent or -543.00 point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,740.00 with a loss of -0.84% percent or -96.10 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 25,001.00 up with +0.10% percent or +26.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Biggest losers included Concordia Financial Group Ltd (T:7186), which unchanged 0.00% or 0.0 points to trade at 422.0 in late trade. Denki Kagaku Kogyo K.K. (T:4061) unchanged 0.00% or 0.0 points to end at 3110.0 and DOWA Holdings Co., Ltd. (T:5714) 0.00% or 0.0 points to 3300.0.
Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 0 to 0 on the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
The Nikkei Volatility, which measures the implied volatility of Nikkei 225 options, was up 6.58% to 29.32.
In commodities trading, Crude oil for February delivery was down 1.87% or 0.87 to $45.67 a barrel. Meanwhile, Brent oil for delivery in March fell 1.24% or 0.68 to hit $54.23 a barrel, while the February Gold Futures contract rose 0.53% or 6.80 to trade at $1290.90 a troy ounce.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 23,346.24 up with +0.081% percent or +18.78 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,510.03 up with +0.13% percent or +3.18 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 6,665.94 up with +0.46% percent or +30.66 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,014.77 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -62.85 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,066.09 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -64.26 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,464.36 with a loss of -0.038% percent or -0.93 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,686.24 with a loss of -0.58% percent or -207.41 point at 12:15 PM.