The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 23,658.00 with a loss of -0.63% percent or -150.00 point.The Nifty Future is trading at 11,921.80 up with +0.82% percent or +96.80 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 24,932.50 with a loss of -0.39% percent or -96.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Share markets were whipsawed, while bonds and the dollar gained on Wednesday as results from the U.S. presidential election proved far closer than polls had predicted, potentially leaving the outcome in doubt for days or weeks.
Democratic contender Joe Biden took to the air to declare he was optimistic about winning and called for all votes to be counted, no matter how long it took.
President Donald Trump responded by saying he had won, that “they” were trying to steal the election, and that he would go the U.S. Supreme Court to fight for victory if necessary.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,480.03 up with +percent or +554.98 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,369.16 up with + percent or +58.92 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,160.57 up with + percent or +202.96 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,695.23 up with +percent or +399.75 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,963.11 with +percent or +21.20 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,277.44 with + percent or +6.37 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,410.02 up with +percent or +148.89 point at 12:15 PM.