The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 27,345.00 with a loss of -0.52% percent or -142.50 point.The Nifty Future is trading at 14,116.00 with +0.47% percent or +65.50 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 27,486.50 up with +0.70% percent or +191.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japanese shares ended lower on Monday after Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said he is considering a state of emergency for Tokyo and surrounding prefectures to contain a spike in local coronavirus infections.
The Nikkei 225 Index .N225 ended down 0.68% at 27,258.38 in its first trading session of 2021 – the biggest daily decline in two weeks. The broader Topix .TOPX fell 0.56% to 1,794.59.
Shares of airlines, transport companies, real estate firms and retailers fell on fears that travel restrictions and shorter business hours will curb consumer spending and hurt the services sector.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 30,606.48 up with +percent or +196.92 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,756.07 with + percent or +24.03 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,888.28 up with + percent or +18.28 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 27,444.17 with a loss of –percent or –123.98 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,231.13 up with +percent or +84.02 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,473.07 up with + percent or +58.62 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 47,939.65 up with +percent or +188.32 point at 12:15 PM.