The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 20,490.00 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -20.00 point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,888.50 up with +1.10% percent or +118.70 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 26,792.50 up with +1.86% percent or +490.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japan’s Nikkei rose to a near one-month high on Tuesday, supported by buying of electronic component makers and other exporters as a weaker yen boosted sentiment.
Sentiment was also helped by strong China and Hong Kong share markets as Beijing signalled there will be more stimulus to bolster its slowing economy, a day after the world’s largest trading nation posted poor December trade data. trade data dented shares in many markets on Monday, when Japan was closed for a holiday. But on Tuesday, analysts said that investors in Japan focused on positive factors such as the weaker yen and bought back shares of exporters, which had fallen in recent weeks.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 23,909.84 with a loss of -0.36% percent or -86.11 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,582.61 with a loss of -0.53% percent or -13.65 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at +6,905.92 with a loss of -0.94% percent or -65.56 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,555.29 up with +0.96% percent or +195.59 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,781.45 up with +1.84% percent or +83.12 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,570.07 up with +1.35% percent or +34.30 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,203.42 up with +0.98% percent or +349.86 point at 12:15 PM.