The  Nifty Future is trading at 10,742.30 with a loss of -0.75% percent or -81.25 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,303.00 with a loss of -0.79% percent or -177.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 25,658.00   with a loss of -2.24% percent or -588.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Benchmark Sensex and Nifty fell further by the afternoon session of Friday, tracking weak global cues amid concerns of fresh set of lockdowns due to rise in coronavirus cases. Sensex fell 304 points lower to 36,433 and Nifty traded 95 points lower at 10,717. Globally indices turned red as investors turned cautious concerns over the rising number of COVID-19 cases across the world and its impact on economic recovery. Yesterday, Sensex ended 408 points higher at 36,737 and Nifty gained 107 points to 10,813.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

 For the day the  nifty closed at 10,759.55  with  a loss of –0.50% percent or -53.90 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,290.81 with a loss of –1.06% percent or -238.48  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,727.41 with a loss of –1.84% percent or  -482.75  point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,706.09 with a loss of -1.39% percent or -361.19 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,152.05 with a loss of –0.56% percent or 17.89  point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,547.75 up with +0.53% percent or +55.25 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,290.81 with a loss of –1.06% percent or –238.48 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,727.41 with a loss of –1.84% percent or –482.75  point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,383.32 with a loss of –1.95% percent or –67.27  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,641.76 with a loss of -0.26% percent or –95.93 point at 12:15 PM.