The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 20,582.50 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -47.50 point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,647.20 with a loss of -0.28% percent or -29.55 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 27,485.50 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -69.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japan’s Nikkei inched up on Tuesday, led by gains in defensive shares such as utilities, after the index spent much of the day in the red after warnings from U.S. industry bellwethers Caterpillar and Nvidia raised concerns over weakening Chinese demand.
The Nikkei share average .N225 ended the day up 0.08 percent at 20,664.64 after going as low as 20,406.22, its weakest since Jan. 17.
Reflecting the cautious mood, gains were made by defensive shares such as utilities, food and railway operators.
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,528.22 with a loss of -0.84% percent or -208.98 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,643.85 with a loss of -0.78% percent or -20.91 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,085.68 with a loss of -1.11% percent or -79.18 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,664.64 up with +0.076% percent or +15.64 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,506.28 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -70.68 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,594.25 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -2.72 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,595.18 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -61.52 point at 12:15 PM.