The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 23,207.50 up with +0.23% percent or +52.50 point.The Nifty Future is trading at 12,180.00 up with +0.50% percent or +61.05 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 27,882.00 with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japanese shares slipped on Tuesday, with the Nikkei hitting a three-week closing low, as the new coronavirus spread in China and beyond, prompting authorities to take more drastic measures to contain its outbreak.
The Nikkei share average .N225 shed 0.55% to 23,215.71, the lowest close since Jan. 8. The Topix .TOPX , which includes all listed shares on the Tokyo Stock Exchange’s main board, slipped 0.6% to a two-month closing low of 1,692.28.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,535.80 with a loss of –1.57% percent or –453.93 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,243.63 with a loss of –1.57% percent or -51.84 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,139.31 with a loss of –1.89% percent or –175.60 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,215.71 with a loss of –0.55% percent or –127.80 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,949.64 up with +0.15% percent or +40.52 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,976.53 with a loss of –2.75% percent or –84.23 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,231.86 up with +0.19% percent or +76.74 point at 12:15 PM.