The Nifty Future is trading at 9,320.80 with a loss of -5.04% percent or -494.20 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 19,368.00 with a loss of -0.63% percent or -122.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 23,439.50 with a loss of -5.24% percent or -1,296.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The Indian equity markets dipped 5 per cent on Monday, tracking weak global cues after the latest flare up in US-China tensions. Further, yet another extension of the nation-wide lockdown also weighed on investor sentiment. Volatility index, India VIX, made an aggressive come-back after recent cool-off and surged 27 per cent.
Shares of Reliance Industries (RIL) dipped 3 per cent to Rs 1,420 on the BSE after the company reported a 33.5 per cent decline in its consolidated profit before tax (PBT) at Rs 9,223 crore for the quarter ended March 2020 (Q4FY20).
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 23,723.69 with a loss of -2.55% percent or -622.03 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,830.71 with a loss of –2.81% percent or -81.72 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,604.95 with a loss of -3.20% percent or -284.60 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 19,619.35 with a loss of –2.84% percent or –574.34 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,652.16 with a loss of –4.02% percent or –991.43 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,860.08 up with +1.33% percent or +37.64 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 31,974.48 with a loss of –5.17% percent or –1,743.14 point at 12:15 PM.