The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 21,433.00 up with +0.01% percent or +3.00 point.The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,567.00 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -3.75 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 29,384.00 with a loss of -0.37% percent or -110.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japan’s Nikkei dropped to three-week lows on Friday morning on fresh concern about the growth after the European Central Bank decided to delay its first post-crisis interest-rate hike, pulling down Japanese shares across the board.
At midday, the Nikkei share average .N225 was down 1.5 percent at 21,142.75. It touched 21,102.79, the lowest level since Feb. 14. The index, down the past three days, has declined 2.2 percent this week.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,887.38 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -26.72 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,832.57 with a loss of -0.013% percent or -0.37 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,723.95 up with +0.12% percent or +9.47 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,608.92 up with +0.20% percent or +42.07 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,369.41 with a loss of -0.33% percent or -96.87 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,089.86 with a loss of -0.036% percent or -1.12 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,354.16 with a loss of -0.031% percent or -12.00 point at 12:15 PM.