The NSE Nifty Future is trading at 12,003.00  with a loss of -0.13% percent or -15.15 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 23,043.00  with a loss of -0.03% percent or -7.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 26,472.00  with a loss of -1.23% percent or -331.00  point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Most of the sugar stocks were trading in the red in Friday’s afternoon session.

Shares of Rana Sugars (down 5.00 per cent), Kesar Enterprise (down 4.24 per cent), Gayatri Sugars (down 3.53 per cent), Balrampur Chini Mills (down 2.95 per cent), EID Parry (down 1.78 per cent), Bannari Amman Sugars (down 1.67 per cent) and Avadh Sugar (down 1.57 per cent) were among the top losers.

While Sir Shadi Lal Enterprises (up 4.86 per cent), Indian Sucrose (up 3.99 per cent) and Ponni Sugars (Erode) (up 1.69 per cent) were among the top gainers.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
 For the day the  nifty closed at 11,996.85  with a loss of –0.019% percent or –2.25 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,038.58 with a loss of –0.48% percent or –109.99 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,475.92 with a loss of –1.54%  percent or –413.69 point. 

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 27,821.09 with a loss of –0.40% percent or –112.93 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,108.46  with a loss of –0.38% percent or –11.72 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,526.73  with a loss of –0.51% percent or –43.93 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,038.58 with a loss of –0.48% percent or –109.99 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,488.55 with a loss of –1.49% percent or –401.06 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,903.64 with a loss of –0.25% percent or –7.42   point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,662.37 up with +0.029% percent or +11.78 point at 12:15 PM.