The  Nifty Future is trading at 10,207.80 with a loss of -0.85% percent or -87.90 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,082.50  with a loss of -1.68% percent or -377.50 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 24,489.00 with  a loss of -1.86% percent or -463.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Sensex and Nifty traded lower amid weakness in global counterparts, as increase in surge of virus cases kept sentiments negative worldwide.Extending fall for the second straight day, Sensex fell 280 points lower at 34,631 and Nifty fell 80 points to 10,223. Domestic indices closed majorly bearish after a volatile session on Wednesday. Sensex closed 561 points lower at 34,868 and Nifty fell 165 points lower to 10,305. Meanwhile, companies set to announce their earnings are Ashok Leyland, IDFC, CONCOR, HAL, Apollo Hospitals, IOB, Bank of India, ION Exchange, Indiabulls Ventures, Endurance Tech, JB Chemicals, ICRA among others.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

 For the day the  nifty closed at 10,237.45 with a loss of –0.66% percent or -67.85 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,259.79 with a loss of –1.22% percent or -274.53  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,781.58 up with –0.50% percent or  -125.76 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,445.94  with a loss of -2.72% percent or -710.16 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,050.33  with a loss of –2.59%percent or -80.96  point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,909.17 with a loss of -2.19% percent or -222.20  point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,259.79  with a loss of –1.22% percent or –274.53  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,781.58 with a loss of –0.50% percent or –125.76  point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 2,979.55 up with +0.30% percent or +8.93  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,714.60 with a loss of -0.44%  percent or –154.38  point at 12:15 PM.