The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 23,323.00 up with +0.14% percent or +33.00 point.The Nifty Future is trading at 12,077.80 with a loss of -0.60% percent or -73.40 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 26,358.00 with a loss of -2.08% percent or –560.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japanese shares declined on Friday amid lingering worries U.S. legislation backing Hong Kong protesters could derail a prospective U.S.-China trade deal, though they managed a third consecutive month of gains.
The benchmark Nikkei average .N225 dropped 0.5% to 23,293.91 but were up 1.6% for the month. For the week, it eked out a 0.8% gain, to mark its first weekly rise in three weeks.
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,164.00 up with +0.35% percent or +97.53 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,153.63 up with +0.42% percent or +13.11 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,705.18 up with +0.66% percent or +57.24 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,293.91 with a loss of –0.49% percent or –115.23 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,355.16 with a loss of –1.99% percent or –536.04 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,871.98 with a loss of –0.61% percent or –17.71 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,756.34 with a loss of –0.91% percent or – 373.83 point at 12:15 PM.