The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 21,853.00 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -7.00 point.The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,658.50 with a loss of -0.09% percent or -10.40 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 29,872.50 up with +0.17% percent or +51.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japan’s Nikkei share average inched up to close at a four-month high on Friday, but was little changed for the week, as many investors stayed on the sidelines ahead of the U.S. and domestic earnings season and an upcoming 10-day holiday in Japan.
The benchmark Nikkei .n225 closed at 21,870.56, up 159.18 points, or 0.7 percent, its highest level since December 5.
However, the broader market was not as rosy as the Nikkei might suggest, with the Topix index .TOPX dropping 0.1 percent to 1605.40.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,143.05 with a loss of -0.054% percent or –14.11 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,888.32 up with +0.0038% percent or +0.11 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,947.36 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -16.88 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,870.56 up with +0.73% percent or +159.18 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,764.44 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -75.01 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,188.63 with a loss of -0.042% percent or -1.34 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,593.57 with a loss of -0.035% percent or -13.44 point at 12:15 PM.