The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,594.00 with a loss of -0.20%  percent or -21.55 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,030.00 with a loss of -1.21% percent or  -270.00 point . The Hang Seng Future is trading at 30,050.00 with a loss of -1.23% percent or  -375.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

This is Prachi Sharma, your market jockey, with the morning market briefing to get you up and running for a busy day on Dalal Street.

A political crisis playing out in Italy has financial markets the world over on tenterhooks. Dow crashed nearly 400 points in overnight trade and Asian markets were weak this morning. Can Dalal Street withstand this global headwind? Let’s have a look.

There are ominous clouds looming over Dalal Street, with Singapore Nifty futures down by over more than half a per cent this morning. The rupee weakened again on Tuesday.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

   
Asia  market were mixed on Tuesday. For the day the nifty closed at 10,636.60 up with +0.031% percent or +3.30 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,018.52 with a loss of -1.52% percent or  -339.91 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,039.92 with a loss of  -1.46% percent or  -444.66 point. 

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 24,361.45 with a loss of -1.58% percent or -391.64 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,689.86  with a loss of  -1.16% percent or -31.47 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,396.59 with a loss of -0.50% percent or -37.26 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,623.65 with a loss of   -0.20%  percent or  -3.28 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,004.17 with a loss of -0.047% percent or  -0.47 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,939.24 with a loss of  -0.39% percent or -7.63 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,180.34 with a loss of -1.19% percent or  -14.19 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,601.62 with a loss of -1.01% percent or  -16.39 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,493.93 with a loss of -1.08% percent or -16.34 point;