Nikkei Futures Opening Update as on 21 February 2019

The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 21,451.00  up with +0.05% percent or +11.00 point . The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,804.20 up with +0.49% percent or +52.40 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 28,651.50 up with +0.50% percent or +141.50 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Japan’s Nikkei reversed course and ended higher as optimism over U.S.- China trade talks lifted companies which have large exposure to China such as Yaskawa Electric and Fanuc.

Reuters reported that top U.S. and Chinese trade officials are working this week to hash out language on six broad agreements that aim to resolve the most contentious issues in their seven-month trade war. Nikkei share average .N225 ended 0.2 percent higher to 21,464.23, after trading in negative territory for much of the day. It marked the fourth consecutive day of gains.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
 For the day Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,464.23 up  with +0.15% percent or +32.74 point.the nifty closed at 10,779.85 up with +0.41% percent or +44.40 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,583.73  up with +0.24% percent or +69.68 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,954.44 up with +0.24% percent or +63.12 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,784.70 up with  +0.18% percent or +4.94 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,489.07 up with +0.031% percent or +2.30 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,464.23 up with +0.15% percent or +32.74 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,578.20  up with +0.22% percent or +64.15 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,748.62   with a loss of -0.46% percent or -12.60 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,851.25 up with +0.27% percent or +94.99 point at 12:15 PM.

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