The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 26,638.00 up with +0.22% percent or +58.00 point.The Nifty Future is trading at 13,032.00 up with +0.35% percent or +45.00 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 26,966.50 up with +0.63% percent or +168.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japan’s Nikkei average inched higher on Friday as investor confidence climbed over prospects of recovery in economic growth and corporate earnings following promising news on COVID-19 vaccine distribution.
A drop in U.S. political uncertainty after President-elect Joe Biden’s transition to the White House and signs of pick-up in the Chinese economy also lifted the market.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 29,872.47 with a loss of –percent or –173.77 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,629.65 with a loss of – percent or -5.76 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,094.40 up with + percent or +57.62 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 26,644.71 up with +percent or +107.40 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,962.10 up with +percent or +142.65 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,406.76 up with + percent or +37.02 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 44,279.24 up with +percent or +19.50 point at 12:15 PM.