The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 23,742.50 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -7.50 point.The Nifty Future is trading at 12,263.50 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -39.00 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 27,885.00 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -55.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The Nikkei index .N225 ended up 0.02% at 23,821.11. It has risen 19% so far this year.
The healthcare sector extended recent gains after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved a drug from Daiichi Sankyo Co Ltd 4568.T and AstraZeneca PLC AZN.L to treat an advanced form of breast cancer, three months ahead of schedule. in March signed a licensing and collaboration deal that committed the British drugmaker to pay up to $6.9 billion to its Japanese partner Daiichi Sankyo.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,455.09 up with +0.28% percent or +78.13 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,221.22 up with +0.49% percent or +15.85 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,924.96 up with +0.42% percent or +37.74 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,821.11 up with +0.019% percent or +4.48 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,857.69 with a loss of –0.049% percent or –13.66 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,974.10 with a loss of –1.03% percent or –30.84 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,648.81 with a loss of –0.079% percent or –32.73 point at 12:15 PM.