The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 20,752.00 up with +0.15% percent or +32.00 point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,983.00 up with +1.40% percent or +152.05 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 27,858.00 with a loss of -0.70% percent or -197.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japan’s Nikkei ended nearly flat on Friday, as dismal results from firms such as Nomura Holdings and Nintendo trimmed earlier gains from upbeat earnings in other sectors and a stronger Wall Street finish.
The Nikkei share average .N225 ended just 0.07 percent higher at 20,788.39, after climbing to a peak of 20,929.63, its highest since Dec. 19. For the week, the index dropped 0.1 percent.
“The market was split between a small number of strong gainers and losers,” said Chihiro Ohta, general manager at SMBC Nikko Securities. He added that the market could see similar moves next week as many companies post quarterly earnings.
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,999.67 with a loss of -0.061% percent or -15.19 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,704.10 up with +0.86% percent or +23.05 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,281.74 up with +1.37% percent or +98.66 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,788.39 up with +0.072% percent or +14.90 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 20,788.39 up with +0.072% percent or +14.90 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,618.23 up with +1.30% percent or +33.66 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,680.08 up with +1.17% percent or +423.39 point at 12:15 PM.