The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 17,860.00 up with +0.22% percent or +40.00 point.The Nifty Future is trading at 8,330.25 up with +0.88% percent or +72.95 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 23,270.50 up with +1.48% percent or +340.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
World stocks were pinned down on Thursday by the rising death toll from the new coronavirus and deepening economic pain, with another record week of jobless claims expected in the United States.
Investors sought the safety of the U.S. dollar which hung on to recent gains, while oil futures surged after U.S. President Donald Trump said he expected Saudi Arabia and Russia to reach a deal soon to end their oil price war.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 20,943.51 with a loss of –4.44% percent or –973.65 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,470.50 with a loss of –4.41% percent or –114.09 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,360.58 with a loss of –4.41% percent or –339.52 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 17,818.72 with a loss of –1.37% percent or –246.69 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,224.48 up with +0.60% percent or +138.69 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,780.64 up with +1.69% percent or +46.12 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 28,265.31 with a loss of –4.08% percent or –1,203.18 point at 12:15 PM.