The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,868.50 with a loss of -0.93% percent or -111.15 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 21,668.00 with a loss of -0.15% percent or -32.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 28,786.00 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -61.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Gold prices rose 0.04 per cent to Rs 34,230 per 10 gram in futures trade Friday as speculators built up fresh positions in domestic markets.
On the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for delivery in August contracts traded higher by Rs 13, or 0.04 per cent, to Rs 34,230 per 10 gram in a business turnover of 16,978 lots.
Analysts said the rise in gold prices was mostly on the back of fresh positions built up by the participants. However, a weak trend overseas limited the gains in gold futures
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,966.00 up with +0.93% percent or +248.57 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,995.82 up with +0.77% percent or +22.81 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,170.23 up with +0.75% percent or +61.14 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,746.38 up with +0.20% percent or +43.93 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,740.75 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -55.02 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,011.06 up with +0.19% percent or +5.81 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,557.34 with a loss of -0.88% percent or -350.72 point at 12:15 PM.