The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 19,560.00 up with +3.38% percent or +640.00 point.The Nifty Future is trading at 9,049.25 up with +3.41% percent or +298.70 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 24,314.00 up with +2.31% percent or +550.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Tokyo shares ended lower on Thursday, even as Wall Street peers rallied, as investors remained cautious and worried about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on corporate Japan’s earnings.
The benchmark Nikkei average .N225 eased 0.04% to 19,345.77, despite Wednesday’s big rally on Wall Street.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average .DJI and the S&P 500 .SPX advanced 3.4% each, while the Nasdaq Composite .IXIC gained 2.6% on hopes that the pandemic may be peaking and Bernie Sanders’ decision to suspend his presidential campaign.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 23,433.57 up with +3.44% percent or +779.71 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,749.98 up with +3.41% percent or +90.57 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,090.90 up with +2.58% percent or +203.64 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 19,345.77 with a loss of –0.039% percent or –7.47 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,147.99 up with +0.74% percent or +177.62 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,830.25 up with +0.53% percent or +14.88 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 30,866.28 up with +3.25% percent or +972.32 point at 12:15 PM.