The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 20,577.00 up with +0.08% percent or +17.00 point .The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,844.50 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -10.40 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 27,095.00 up with +0.41% percent or +110.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japan’s Nikkei ended almost flat on Thursday weighed down by a fall in index heavyweight Fast Retailing, but strong earnings from Texas Instruments boosted chip-related shares, supporting the broader market.
The Nikkei share average .N225 dipped 0.09 percent to 20,574.63, hit by a 3.1 percent fall in Fast Retailing 9983.T , which accounts for more than 9 percent of the Nikkei. But it managed to stay above its 25-day moving average at 20,451.
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,575.62 up with +0.70% percent or +171.14 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,638.70 up with +0.22% percent or +5.80 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,025.77 up with +0.077% percent or +5.41 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,574.63 with a loss of -0.093% percent or -19.09 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,120.98 up with +0.42% percent or +112.78 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,591.69 up with +0.41% percent or +10.69 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,058.87 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -49.60 point at 12:15 PM.