The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,478.00 up with +0.49% percent or +51.45 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,410.00 with a loss of -1.36% percent or -310.00 point . The Hang Seng Future is trading at 30,733.00 up with +0.62% percent or +188.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Nifty futures in Singapore seemed to be warming up, trading positive. That can give Dalal Street some solace.
Asian markets have had a mixed start today. Korea’s Kospi pulled ahead of its regional peers this morning.
Oil prices are sobering up amid expectations that OPEC members could step up output in the face of worries over supply from Venezuela and Iran.
Globally, the dollar turned soft. But More worryingly, the rupee is fast approaching its all-time low. Wednesday’s 38-paise fall brings the local unit within touching distance of its record low of 68.8.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,886.81 up with +0.21% percent or +52.40 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,733.29 up with +0.32% percent or +8.85 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,425.96 up with +0.64% percent or +47.50 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,627.61 up with +0.15% percent or +2.37 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,004.67 up with +0.13% percent or + 1.26 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,950.53 up with +0.088% percent or +1.72 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,201.46 up with +0.36% percent or +4.32 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,624.00 up with +0.29% percent or +4.75 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,516.29 up with +0.31% percent or +4.62 point;