The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 23,380.00 up with +0.13% percent or +30.00 point.The Nifty Future is trading at 11,980.20 up with +0.26% percent or +30.75 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 26,531.50 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -57.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Asian stocks edged up on Monday, catching some of Wall Street’s momentum after surprisingly strong U.S. jobs data, although regional gains were capped by concerns about China’s economic slowdown due to the prolonged Sino-U.S. trade war.
Japan’s benchmark Nikkei .N225 added 0.33% while MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan .MIAPJ0000PUS gained 0.27%. China’s Shanghai Composite .SSEC stood flat and so did Hong Kong’s Hang Seng .HSI .
European shares are expected to give up some of the gains made on Friday after the U.S. payrolls data, with pan-European Euro Stoxx 50 futures STXEc1 down 0.14%, German DAX futures FDXc1 slipping 0.04% and FTSE futures FFIc1 losing 0.35%.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,015.06 up with +1.22% percent or +337.27 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,145.91 up with +0.91% percent or +0.91% point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,656.53 up with +1.00% percent or +85.83 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,430.70 up with +0.33% percent or +76.30 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,507.19 up with +0.033% percent or +8.82 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,912.42 up with +0.014% percent or +0.40 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,523.02 up with +0.19% percent or +77.87 point at 12:15 PM.