The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,631.00 up with +0.52% percent or +59.80 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 21,855.00 up with +0.21% percent or +45.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 25,953.00 with a loss of  -0.27% percent or –69.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Domestic equity market is likely to open lower on Friday tracking Nifty futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX Nifty)and mixed Asian cues.

Asian Paints is a ‘Buy’ call with a target price of Rs 1800 and a stop loss of Rs 1755

Colgate is a ‘Buy’ call with a target price of Rs 1550 and a stop loss of Rs 1500

Escorts is a ‘Buy’ call with a target price of Rs 630 and a stop loss of Rs 600.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
 For the day the nifty closed at 11,564.45   with  a loss of –0.058% percent or –6.75 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,878.90  with a loss of –0.77% percent or –169.34 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,954.81 with a loss of –0.33% percent or  –87.12 point. 

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 26,891.12 with a loss of  –0.30% percent or –79.59  point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,977.62  with a loss of –0.24% percent or –7.25 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,030.66  with a loss of –0.58% percent or  -46.72 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,878.90 with a loss of –0.77% percent or –169.34 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,959.16 with a loss of –0.32% percent or –82.77 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,932.17 up with +0.11% percent or +3.08 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,921.87 with a loss of  –0.17% percent or –67.87  point at 12:15 PM.