The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 20,960.00 up with +0.14% percent or +30.00 point.The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,995.20 up with +1.12% percent or +133.00 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 26,957.50 with a loss of -0.99% percent or -270.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japan’s Nikkei share average closed at a 3-1/2-month low on Thursday, on growing anxiety the trade dispute between the United States and China will be prolonged and damaging to the economy.
The Nikkei .N225 fell 0.29% to 20,942, its lowest close since mid-February. It earlier declined as much as 0.92% to 20,809, edging near its May 14 intraday low of 20,751.
“A rebound around that level will lead to formation of a double-bottom and could underpin the market,” said Masayuki Doshida, senior market analyst at Rakuten Securities.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,126.41 with a loss of -0.87% percent or -221.36 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,783.02 with a loss of -0.69% percent or -19.37 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,547.31 with a loss of -0.79% percent or -60.04 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,942.53 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -60.84 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,146.49 with a loss of -0.33% percent or -89.22 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,905.81 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -8.89 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,809.14 up with +0.78% percent or +307.09 point at 12:15 PM.