The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,620.10 up with +0.33% percent or +34.65 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,320.00 up with +0.18% percent or +40.00 point . The Hang Seng Future is trading at 30,738.00 up with +0.33% percent or +101.00 point .
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Asia markets traded mixed on Tuesday.
In Australia, the ASX 200 rose 35.6 points, or 0.6 percent, to 5,921.6, with most sectors notching gains. The heavily weighted financial sector gained 0.99 percent as major banking names in the country rose.
Shares of ANZ were up 0.67 percent, Commonwealth Bank was up 1.09 percent, Westpac was higher by 1.11 percent and the National Australia Bank added 1.11 percent.
Analysts at Singapore’s OCBC bank wrote in a morning note that market sentiment overnight was affected by “multiple factors including higher yields, mixed earnings, still solid U.S. growth data and eased sanctions on Russian aluminum producer Rusal.”
Further strength in the U.S. dollar also marked the overnight session, according to David de Garis, director for economics and markets at the National Australia Bank.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,448.69 with a loss of -0.058% percent or -14.25 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,670.29 up with +0.0056% percent or +0.15 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,128.60 with a loss of -0.25% percent or –17.52 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,562.12 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -2.00 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 961.77 up with +0.0010% percent or +0.010 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,900.96 up with +0.024% percent or +0.46 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,170.43 with a loss of -0.0017% percent or -0.020 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,584.05 with a loss of -0.021% percent or –0.33 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,481.00 with a loss of -0.012% percent or -0.18 point;