The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 21,418.00 with a loss of -0.01% percent or -7.00 point .The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,708.00 up with +0.86% percent or +90.85 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 28,450.00 up with +1.05% percent or +295.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japan’s Nikkei closed at another nine-week high on Wednesday, as hopes for U.S.-China trade talks helped lift cyclical stocks such as autos and index-heavyweights including SoftBank Group.
The gain came despite Japan’s exports suffering their biggest drop in more than two years in January, as China shipments tumbled and orders for machinery goods fell sharply. Nikkei share average .N225 ended 0.6 percent higher at 21,431.49, the highest closing since Dec. 17.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,891.32 up with +0.031% percent or +8.07 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,779.76 up with +0.15% percent or +4.16 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,486.77 up with +0.19% percent or +14.36 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,431.49 up with +0.60% percent or +128.84 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,502.42 up with +0.97% percent or +274.29 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,761.22 up with +0.20% percent or +5.57 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,582.86 up with +0.65% percent or +230.25 point at 12:15 PM.