The  Nifty Future is trading at 10,285.50 with a loss of -0.03%percent or -3.40 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,417.50 up with +0.89% percent or +197.50 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 24,562.50 up with  +0.30% percent or +73.50 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Launching the tma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Yojana virtually, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the state will generate 1.25 crore jobs, especially in rural areas under the small scale industries. This follows the return of lakhs of migrant labourers to the state after the pandemic and the ensuing lockdown led to job losses in urban centres.

Modi said investors from India and abroad were looking at Uttar Pradesh as a destination to setup businesses.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

 For the day the  nifty closed at 10,357.95 up with +0.67% percent or  +69.05 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,512.08 up with +1.13% percent or +252.29  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,572.02 with a loss of –0.85% percent or  -209.56  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.