The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,776.70 with a loss of – 0.13% percent or -13.95 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,590.00 with a loss of -0.04% percent or -10.00 point . The Hang Seng Future is trading at 29,301.00 with a loss of -1.23% percent or -364.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The rupee opened nearly 12 paise down at 68.20 against dollar on Thursday.
Buying of American currency by banks and importers triggered the fall in the domestic unit.
The local currency staged a smart comeback in the previous trading session, gaining 30 paise to end at 68.08 against the greenback.
According to IIFL, widening current account deficit has prompted higher forward projections for USD/INR, with levels above 70 seen during this year. With Fed clearly the most hawkish bloke in town, and peers like ECB and BOJ kicking the can of rate moves down the road, the repercussions of a resurgent US dollar index are amply clear for Indian rupee.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,657.80 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -42.41 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,767.32 up with +0.17% percent or +4.73 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,781.51 up with +0.72% percent or +55.93 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,693.04 up with +0.61% percent or +137.61 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,376.37 with a loss of -1.08% percent or -319.80 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,875.81 with a loss of -1.37% percent or -39.92 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,571.64 up with +0.068% percent or +24.31 point at 12:15 PM.