The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 27,117.50 with a loss of -0.74% percent or -202.50 point.The Nifty Future is trading at 14,169.20 up with +0.03% percent or +3.95 point. The Hang Seng Future is trading at 27,688.50 up with +0.73% percent or +200.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Japanese shares slid on Tuesday as the government looks set to declare a state of emergency to deal with rising COVID-19 infections while uncertainty about Senate runoffs in the U.S. state of Georgia also curbed investors’ risk appetite.
Nikkei share average .N225 dipped 0.37% to 27,158.63, while the broader Topix .TOPX ticked down 0.19% to 1,791.22, both indexes marking their third straight session of losses.
“There is little reason to buy hastily today ahead of the runoff in Georgia,” said Yuya Fukue, trader at Rheos Capital Works.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 30,223.89 with a loss of –percent or ?382.59 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,700.65 with a loss of – percent or ?55.42 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,698.45 with a loss of – percent or ?189.83 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 27,159.50 with a loss of –percent or –98.88 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,566.52 up with +percent or +93.71 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,520.71 up with + percent or +17.75 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 47,933.66 up with +percent or +64.68 point at 12:15 PM.