The  Nifty Future is trading at 10,184.20 up with +1.12% percent or +112.35 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,512.50 up with +1.41% percent or +312.50 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 24,651.50 with +1.24% percent or +301.50 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The Indian markets were trading higher on Friday, lifted by gains in financials and auto stocks.

The BSE Sensex was up 350 points at 34,560 levels and the Nifty50 index hovered around 10,190-mark. Bajaj Finance, up 6 per cent, and Axis Bank, up 3 per cent, were the top gainers in the Sensex pack. 

Reliance Industries scaled a new lifetime high of Rs 1,684 on the BSE after group chairman Mukesh Ambani said the conglomerate was now net debt-free after recent investments in its digital arm. He also said that RIL will list two group companies in five years

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

 For the day the  nifty closed at 10,193.80  up with +1.01% percent or +102.15 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,478.79  with 0.55% percent or  +123.33  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,710.25 with +1.22% percent or  +297.50 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 26,080.10 with a loss of -0.15% percent or -39.51 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,115.34 up with +0.059% percent or +1.85 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,943.05 up with +0.33% percent or +32.52  point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,478.79  up with +0.55% percent or +123.33  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,703.13 up  with +0.97% percent or +238.19  point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 2,967.16  up with +0.95% percent or +27.85 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,534.84 up with +0.96%  percent or +326.79  point at 12:15 PM.