The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,628.00 with a loss of -0.27% percent or -62.00 point.The Nifty Future is trading at 11,239.00 with +1.05% percent or +116.55 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 24,735.50 up with +0.42% percent or +104.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japanese shares ended lower on Tuesday as investors maintained a cautious stance ahead of corporate earnings, while Mitsubishi Motors plunged to an all-time low after the carmaker posted dismal quarterly numbers.
The Nikkei share index .N225 fell 0.26% to 22,657.38, while the broader Topix .TOPX lost 0.48% to 1,569.12 .TOPX .
The index initially was buoyed by a rebound in U.S. technology shares on hopes of more fiscal stimulus from Washington. .N
Languid trade provided a tailwind in the afternoon, however, with many investors on the sidelines ahead of a peak in Japanese earnings announcements this week and next.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,584.77 up with +0.43% percent or +114.88 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,239.41 up with +0.74% percent or +23.78 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,536.27 up with +1.67% percent or +173.09 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,657.38 with a loss of –0.26% percent or –58.47 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,721.30 up with +0.48% percent or +118.04 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,228.48 up with +0.73% percent or +23.25 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,266.52 up with +0.87% percent or +331.79 point at 12:15 PM.