The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,723.90 up with +0.86% percent or +91.40 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,520.00  up with +0.04% percent or +10.00 point . The Hang Seng Future is trading at 30,083.00 up with  +0.07% percent or +20.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The Sensex gained 5.3 per cent during the series, while the Nifty gained 5 per cent. The Nifty IT index was the top sectoral index gainer with a rise of 9.5 per cent. Public sector banks saw more of short positions carried forward.

Buying in the last hour of trade helped indices end firmly in the green on Thursday. The Nifty ended up 47.25 points, or 0.45 per cent, at 10,617.80 and the Sensex ended up 212.33 points, or 0.62 per cent, at 34,713.60.

Market-wide rollovers stood at 83 per cent, higher than the average rollovers of 79 per cent in the last three series. Open interest stood at Rs 1.53 lakh crore compared to Rs 1.35 lakh crore on the previous expiry day. Nifty futures rollover stood at 72 per cent versus average rollovers of 66 per cent in the last three series. Open interest in the Nifty futures stood at Rs 24,500 crore, higher than Rs 21,200 crore on the previous expiry day.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

   
For the day the nifty closed at 10,692.30  up with +0.70% percent or +74.50 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,467.87 up with +0.66% percent or +148.26 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,221.74  up with +0.71% percent or +214.06  point. 

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 24,322.34 up with +0.99% percent or +238.51 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,666.94 up with +1.04% percent or +27.54  point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,118.68 up with +1.64% percent or +114.94 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,557.89  up with +0.48% percent or +7.43 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 958.70  up with +0.38% percent or +3.67 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,895.21  up with +0.38% percent or +7.20 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,169.17  up with +1.19% percent or +13.79 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,581.47 up with +0.97% percent or ++15.16 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,581.4  up with +0.97% percent or +15.16 point;