The  Nifty Future is trading at 8,915.30 with a loss of -3.73% percent or -345.20 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 19,257.50 with a loss of -1.95% percent or -382.50 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 23,763.00 with a loss of  -2.13% percent or -517.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

SGX Nifty is signalling some weakness ahead, which means Dalal Street may not continue from where it left on Friday. US stock index futures tanked on Sunday in thinly traded weekend action, and that’s not good for market sentiment.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

 For the day the  nifty closed at 8,916.70  with a loss of -3.73% percent or -345.15 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 19,280.78  with a loss of –1.97% percent or –388.34  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,798.92  with a loss of – 2.18% percent or –531.10 point. 

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 23,650.44 with a loss of –2.44% percent or –592.05  point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,823.16 with a loss of –1.79% percent or –51.40  point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,560.73  with a loss of –1.03% percent or –89.41 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 19,280.78 with a loss of –1.97% percent or –388.34   point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,865.73 with a loss of –1.91% percent or –464.29  point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 2,827.01 with a loss of –0.90% percent or –25.54 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 30,528.88 with a loss of –3.54% percent or –1,119.12 point at 12:15 PM.