The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 23,320.00 up with +0.56% percent or +130.00 point.The Nifty Future is trading at 11,420.50 up with +1.45% percent or +163.65 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 23,750.00 up with +1.50% percent or +351.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
A hardware failure shut down trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Thursday in the worst outage ever suffered by the world’s third-largest stock market, which said it aimed to reopen on Friday.
The TSE’s first full-day suspension since it began all-electronic trading in 1999 left investors searching in vain to buy back shares after the first U.S. presidential debate.
“I feel painfully responsible for all the confusion this incident has caused for investors and market participants,” TSE Chief Executive Officer Koichiro Miyahara told a news briefing.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,781.70 up with +percent or +329.04 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,363.00 up with percent or +27.53 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,167.51 up with percent or +82.26 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,184.93 with a loss of – percent or –0.19 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,459.05 up with +percent or +183.52 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,218.05 with a loss of – percent or –6.31 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,664.44 up with + percent or +596.51 point at 12:15 PM.