The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 10,880.20  up with +0.20% percent or +10.80 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,300.00  with a loss of -0.22% percent or -50.00 point . The Hang Seng Future is trading at 26,483.00  with a loss of -0.40% percent or  -107.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Benchmark indices opened on a firm note on Friday ahead of the kick start of two-day G20 summit in Buenos Aires. Asian markets were mostly up half-a-per cent. Domestic stocks followed the suit.

At 9.21 am, the BSE Sensex was trading 158 points, or 0.44per cent, higher at 36328.83. The NSE barometer rose 25.05 points, or 0.23 per cent, to 10,883.75. Both the indices settled higher in the previous four sessions.

Sensex stocks, YES BankNSE 5.77 % surged 5.27 per cent to Rs 168.90. The stock rose amid reports that Managing Director and CEO Rana Kapoor is unlikely to be in the fray for the post of chairman which fell vacant following the resignation of Ashok Chawla earlier this month, sources said

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

   
 For the day the nifty closed at 10,881.55  up with +0.21% percent or +22.85 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,351.06  up with +0.40% percent or +88.46 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,506.75 up with +0.21% percent or +55.72 point. 

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,338.84  with a loss of -0.11% percent or  -27.59 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,737.76  with a loss of -0.22% percent or -6.03 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,273.08  with a loss of -0.25% percent or -18.51 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,351.06 up with +0.40% percent or+88.46 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,534.41  up with +0.32% percent or +83.38 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,588.19 up with +0.81% percent or  +20.74 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,163.31 with  a loss of -0.020% percent or -7.10 point at 12:15 PM.