The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 21,497.50 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -22.50 point.The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,235.80 with a loss of -0.99% percent or -111.95 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 25,744.50 up with +0.32% percent or +82.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japan equities were higher at the close on Thursday, as gains in the Paper & Pulp, Railway & Bus and Real Estate sectors propelled shares higher.
At the close in Tokyo, the Nikkei 225 added 0.45%.
The biggest gainers of the session on the Nikkei 225 were Aeon Co., Ltd. (T:8267), which rose 6.81% or 135.0 points to trade at 2118.0 at the close. Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. (T:5201) added 3.87% or 125.0 points to end at 3355.0 and Shin-Etsu Chemical Co., Ltd. (T:4063) was up 3.68% or 410.0 points to 11550.0 in late trade.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,164.04 with a loss of –1.19% percent or –313.98 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,893.06 with a loss of –1.56% percent or –45.73 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,823.78 with a loss of –1.67% percent or -132.52 point.
In other parts of world,Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,551.98 up with +0.45% percent or +95.60 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,702.51 up with +0.077% percent or +19.70 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,947.71 up with +0.78% percent or +22.85 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,868.84 with a loss of –0.81% percent or –309.11 point at 12:15 PM.