The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,783.50 up with +0.56% percent or +59.75 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,440.00  with a loss of -0.31% percent or -70.00 point . The Hang Seng Future is trading at 30,673.00 up with  +0.01% percent or +4.00 point.


India’s largest stock exchange NSE has approached the top US derivatives regulator for approval of its futures and options contracts that will be traded at the Gujarat International Finance Tech (GIFT) City. The move is aimed at getting American investors to trade in the contracts at the emerging financial centre after Indian exchanges jointly decided to scrap licences that allowed foreign bourses to offer their derivative contracts offshore in February.


For the day the nifty closed at 10,739.35  up with +0.44% percent or +47.05  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 30,808.45  up with +1.74% percent or +527.78  point. 


For the day the day the Dow is trading at 24,311.19 with a loss of -0.046% percent or -11.15 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,669.91 up with +0.11% percent or +2.97 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,119.80 up with +0.016% percent or +1.12 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,556.24  with a loss of -0.11% percent or -1.66 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 956.18   with a loss of -0.26% percent or ?2.52 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,892.23  with a loss of -0.16% percent or ?2.98 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,169.90  up with +0.062% percent or +0.73 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,582.64  up with +0.074% percent or +1.17 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,480.04  up with +0.089% percent or +1.32 point;