The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 21,742.50 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -57.50 point.The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,542.20 with a loss of -0.62% percent or -71.60 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 25,940.00 with a loss of -1.35% percent or -354.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japan’s Nikkei share average fell to a one-week low on Wednesday after U.S. lawmakers called for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, while weak U.S. consumer confidence data heightened worries over the Sino-U.S. trade row.
The benchmark Nikkei average .N225 dropped 0.4% to 22,020.15, its lowest close since Sept. 18, while the broader Topix .TOPX dipped 0.2% to 1,620.08, tracking a dismal Wall Street session.
Both indexes climbed to their highest finish in five-months the previous day.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,807.77 with a loss of –0.53% percent or –142.22 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,966.60 with a loss of –0.84% percent or –25.18 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,993.63 with a loss of –1.46% percent or -118.83 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,020.15 with a loss of –0.36% percent or –78.69 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,950.82 with a loss of –1.26% percent or –330.18 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,955.43 with a loss of –1.00% percent or –29.91 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,762.49 with a loss of –0.86% percent or –334.65 point at 12:15 PM.