The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 19,743.00 up with +1.61% percent or +313.00 point.The Nifty Future is trading at 9,359.25 up with +2.29% percent or +209.50 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 24,210.00 up with +2.07% percent or +491.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
E-Mini futures for the S&P 500 ESc1 climbed 1.2% by late Asian trade after a soft start, providing an extra boost to Japanese stocks.
During the market’s midday break, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) announced widely anticipated measures to ease corporate funding strains, including increased buying of commercial paper and corporate bonds. overall impact of BOJ’s decision on the market was modest, especially as the central bank left the annual pace of its purchases of exchanged traded funds (ETFs) and Japanese real estate investment trusts (J-REITs) unchanged.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 23,775.27 with +1.11% percent or +260.01 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,836.74 with 1.39% percent or +38.94 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,634.52 with 1.65% percent or +139.77 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 19,783.22 up with +2.71% percent or +521.22 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,271.41 up with +1.85% percent or +440.08 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,815.44 up with +0.25% percent or +6.91 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 32,015.78 with 2.20% percent or +688.56 point at 12:15 PM.