The  Nifty Future is trading at 9,319.25 up with +0.26% percent or +24.10 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 19,798.00 up with +0.40%percent or +78.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 24,407.50 up with +0.57% percent or +138.50 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The Indian equity markets climbed off the opening highs on Tuesday although private banks kept the benchmark indices in the green.

The S&P BSE Sensex was up 87 points 31,830 levels after earlier rising as much as 350 points. The Nifty50 index hovered around 9,300 zone. Amond individual stocks, IndusInd Bank surged 10 per cent post the March quarter results. Besides, Axis Bank and HDFC also gained 3 per cent each. Reliance Industries quickly pared the initial gains to slip 1 per cent.

All the sectoral indices, except Nifty Pharma index, gained, led by Nifty Private index, up over 2 per cent.

In the broader market, the S&P BSE MidCap index was up 0.7 per cent and the SmallCap index gained nearly 1 per cent.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

 For the day the  nifty closed at 9,314.20 up  with +0.34%   percent or +31.90 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 19,771.19 with a loss of –0.061% percent or –12.03  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,510.12 up with +0.96% percent or +232.34  point. 

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 24,133.78 up with +1.51% percent or +358.51  point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,878.48 up with +1.47% percent or +41.74 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,730.16 up with +1.11% percent or +95.64 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 19,771.19 with a loss of –0.061% percent or –12.03  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,533.09 up with +1.04% percent or +252.95  point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 2,810.06 with a loss of –0.19% percent or –5.43 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 31,766.16 up with +0.073% percent or +23.08 point at 12:15 PM.