The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 23,043.00 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -7.00 point.The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 12,003.00 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -15.15 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 26,472.00 with a loss of -1.23% percent or -331.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
the benchmark slid as much as 1.8% to 22,726.72, a three-week low, on concerns a preliminary trade deal between Washington and Beijing may not be completed this year. to the tensions between the world’s two biggest economies, the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed legislation intended to support protesters in Hong Kong and send a warning to China about human rights. News reported on Thursday that China’s Vice Premier Liu He said he was “cautiously optimistic” on a phase one deal. Liu reportedly made the comment in a dinner speech in Beijing on Wednesday, citing people who attended the event ahead of a forum organized by Bloomberg LP. gainers, most notably semiconductor-related stocks, were on the retreat. Tokyo Electron 8035.T dropped 3.4%, Advantest Corp 6857.T slid 3.9% and Screen Holdings 7735.T dived 4.4%.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,821.09 with a loss of –0.40% percent or –112.93 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,108.46 with a loss of –0.38% percent or –11.72 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,526.73 with a loss of –0.51% percent or –43.93 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,038.58 with a loss of –0.48% percent or –109.99 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,488.55 with a loss of –1.49% percent or –401.06 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,903.64 with a loss of –0.25% percent or –7.42 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,662.37 up with +0.029% percent or +11.78 point at 12:15 PM.