The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,652.00 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -26.85 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,300.00 with a loss of -0.84% percent or -190.00 point . The Hang Seng Future is trading at 30,526.00 with a loss of -0.76% percent or -234.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Nifty futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange were trading 39.50 points, or 0.37 per cent, lower at 10,654, indicating a negative start for the Nifty50.
The Nifty50 kicked off the F&O expiry week with a bullish candle on the daily chart. The index formed higher-highs and lows for the third straight session before settling near the 10,700 mark. Technical indicators were positive, as was market breadth, as analysts saw the index targeting the 10,750-75 levels by Thursday’s expiry of May series futures & options contracts.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,753.09 with a loss of -0.24%percent or -58.67 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,721.33 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -6.43 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,433.85 up with +0.13% percent or +9.42 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,626.93 with a loss of -0.079% percent or -1.29 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,004.64 with a loss of -0.046% percent or -0.46 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,946.87 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -4.68 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,194.53 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -3.15 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,618.01 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -3.37 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,510.27 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -3.31 point;