The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,711.20 up with +0.05% percent or +5.90 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,865.00 up with +1.35% percent or +305.00 point . The Hang Seng Future is trading at 28,100.00 up with a loss of -0.65% percent or -184.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Most PSU bank stocks were incurring losses in the morning session of trade on Thursday, keeping the sectoral index under pressure.
The Nifty PSU Bank index was trading 0.63 per cent down at 3,265.3 around 10:35 am, with Oriental Bank of Commerce (down 1.48 per cent), Union Bank of India (down 1.19 per cent) and Indian Bank (down 1.04 per cent) as the top losers.
Equity market sentiment was subdued on the last day of August series of futures and options contracts. Rupee’s unabated fall too weighed on the risk appetite of investors.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,124.57 up with +0.23% percent or +60.55 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,914.04 up with +0.57% percent or +16.52 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,109.69 up with +0.99% percent or +79.65 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,869.50 up with +0.093% percent or +21.28 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,178.08 with a loss of -0.84% percent or -238.36 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,737.74 with a loss of -1.14% percent or -31.56 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,711.27 with a loss of -0.030% percent or -11.66 point at 12:15 PM.