The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,608.00 up with +1.39% percent or +158.80 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 21,073.00 with a loss of -1.44% percent or -307.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 28,814.50 up with +0.45% percent or +85.50 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Led by gains in IT stocks and index heavyweight RIL, benchmark indices started Thursday’s session on a positive note shrugging off weak global cues

Markets initially witnessed a flat start but soon took off riding on a pre-poll rally.

Nifty futures rollover stood till Wednesday stood at 59 per cent against 52 per cent rollovers seen in the last three series. Market-wide rollovers stood at 67 per cent

The rupee on Thursday opened 22 paise down at 69.10 against the US dollar due to some buying in American currency by banks and importers helping IT stocks log gains.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
   
 For the day the nifty closed at 11,518.15 up with +0.64% percent or +73.10 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,033.76  with a loss of -1.61% percent or -344.97 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,737.68 up with +0.033% percent or +9.43 point. 

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,625.59 with a loss of -0.13% percent or –32.14 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,805.37 with a loss of -0.46% percent or -13.09 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,643.38  with a loss of -0.63% percent or -48.15 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,033.76 with a loss of -1.61% percent or -344.97 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,793.96 up with +0.23% percent or +65.71  point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,992.80  with a loss of -0.99% percent or -29.92 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,369.00  up with +0.62% percent or +236.12 point at 12:15 PM.

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