The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,739.40  with a loss of -0.38% percent or -40.90 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,490.00 up with +0.09% percent or +20.00 point . The Hang Seng Future is trading at 30,549.00 with +0.01% percent or +2.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Asian equities held steady on Wednesday, while the dollar traded near a four-month high as investors await the Federal Reserve’s upcoming policy statement for clues on the future pace of US monetary tightening, Reuters reported. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was little changed, while Japan’s Nikkei index eased 0.2 per cent and South Korea’s Kospi slipped 0.3 per cen ..

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

   
For the day the nifty closed at 10,718.05  with a loss of -0.20% percent or ?21.30  point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,472.78  with a loss of -0.16% percent or -35.25 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,723.88   with a loss of -0.27% percent or -84.57  point. 

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 24,099.05 with a loss of -0.27% percent or -64.10 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,654.80 up with +0.25% percent or +6.75 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,130.70 up with +0.91% percent or +64.44 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,550.34  up with +0.55%  percent or +8.46 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 951.88 up  with +0.46% percent or +4.37 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,879.57  up with +0.38% percent or +7.12   point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,164.40  up with +0.32% percent or +3.67 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,574.18 up with +0.27%percent or +4.27 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,471.94 up with +0.25% percent or+3.66 point;