The  Nifty Future is trading at 10,215.50 with a loss of -0.39% percent or -40.30 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,188.00 up with +0.63% percent or +138.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 24,205.50  with a loss of -0.40% percent or -96.50 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Equity markets opened higher on Tuesday tracking positive Asian shares and overnight gains in US stock indices following strong housing data. As of 9:18 am, the BSE Sensex was up 208.64 points or 0.60% at 35,170.16 while the Nifty rose 71.60 points or 0.69% to trade at 10,384. Banking, auto and metal stocks led gains in the market today with their respective sub-indices on NSE rising between 1-2%.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

 For the day the  nifty closed at 10,311.65 with a loss of –0.0073% percent or – 0.75 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,288.14 up with +1.33% percent or +293.10  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,427.19 up with +0.52% percent or  +125.91  point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,595.80 up with 2.32% percent or +580.25 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,053.24 up with +1.47% percent or +1.47% point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,874.15 with +1.20% percent or +116.93  point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,288.14 up with 1.33% percent or +293.10 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,395.65 with 0.39% percent or +94.37  point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 2,984.67 with +0.78% percent or +23.16  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,162.98 with 0.58%  percent or +201.46  point at 12:15 PM.