The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,787.50 up with +0.03% percent or +7.50 point.The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,584.00 with a loss of -0.35% percent or -40.70 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 26,762.50 up with +0.89% percent or +236.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japan’s Nikkei is up 0.59% ahead at 22,758.02 despite new data showing that activity in the country’s manufacturing sector continued to contract in October.
The Jibun Bank flash manufacturing purchasing managers index gave a reading of 48.5, Any reading below 50 indicates contraction in activity.
Meanwhile, stocks were also trading higher in Hong Kong where the Hang Seng rose by 0.47% to 26,691.11.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,833.95 up with +0.17% percent or +45.85 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,004.52 up with 0.28% percent or +8.53 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,119.79 up with +0.19% percent or +15.50 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,750.60 up with +0.55%% percent or +125.22 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,786.52 up with +0.83% percent or +219.79 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,940.92 with a loss of –0.024% percent or –0.70 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,115.37 up with +0.14% percent or +56.54 point at 12:15 PM.