The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 11,973.20  up with +0.62% percent or +73.60 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 23,257.50 with a loss of  -0.35% percent or -82.50 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 26,278.50  with a loss of -0.19% percent or -49.50 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

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

At 8:23 am the SGX Nifty was 36.50 points or 0.31 per cent higher at 11,924.

HCL Techis a ‘Buy’ call with a target price of Rs 1195 and a stop loss of Rs 1125.

Maruti Suzuki is a ‘Buy’ call with a target price of Rs 7650 and a stop loss of Rs 7050.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
 For the day the  nifty closed at 11,948.85 up with +0.65% percent or +76.75 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,303.32 up  with +0.70% percent or +161.77 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,326.66 up with +0.011%  percent or +2.97 point. 

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 27,691.49 up with +0.037% percent or +10.25 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,087.01  with a loss of –0.20% percent or –6.07 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,464.28  with a loss of –0.13% percent or –11.04 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,520.01 up with +0.81% percent or +188.17 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,028.18 up with +0.38% percent or +101.63 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,914.82 up with +0.17% percent or +4.85   point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,345.08 up with +0.053% percent or +21.47 point at 12:15 PM.