The  Nifty Future is trading at 9,904.25 with a loss of -2.12% percent or -214.45 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,197.50 with a loss of -3.57% percent or -822.50 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 24,415.50 with -2.40% percent or -601.50 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The IT services, Infosys, major is gearing up to address rising customer concerns around cyber security, heightened due to the impact of the covid-19 pandemic. “The pandemic has given a significant rise to a number of phishing, malware, and ransomware attacks that are targeting the current infrastructure because of the massive transition from working out of office to working from home,” said Vishal Salvi, chief information security officer (CISO) and head of cyber security at Infosys.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

 For the day the  nifty closed at 9,910.70  with a loss of –2.03% percent or  -205.45 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,472.91  with a loss of  –2.82% percent or -652.04  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,480.15  with a loss of –2.27% percent or  -569.58 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 26,989.99 with a loss of -1.04% percent or -282.31 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,190.14 with a loss of –0.53% percent or -17.04 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,020.35 up with +0.67% percent or +66.59  point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,472.91  with a loss of –2.82% percent or –652.04 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,572.71 with a loss of –1.90% percent or –477.02 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 2,920.90  with a loss of –0.78% percent or –22.86 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 33,807.54 with a loss of -1.28% percent or –439.51 point at 12:15 PM.