The  Nifty Future is trading at 11,352.80 up with +0.53% percent or +59.40 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,813.00 up with +1.44% percent or +323.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 24,852.00 up with +1.83% percent or +446.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

India’s retail inflation inched slightly higher in July due to higher food prices and continues to remain firmly above RBI’s medium-term target of 4 per cent for the 10th consecutive month, showed a fresh Reuters poll. According to the poll, food prices made up for a bulk of the rise in inflation, especially due to supply-side disruptions caused by the nationwide lockdown imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

 For the day the  nifty closed at 11,344.35 up with 0.67% percent or +75.00 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,750.24 with 1.88% percent or  +420.30  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,906.37 up with 2.17% percent or +528.94 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 27,791.44 up with +1.30% percent or +357.96 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,360.47 up with +0.27% percent or +9.19 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,968.36  with a loss of -0.39% percent or -42.63 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,750.24 up with +1.88% percent or +420.30 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,816.48 up with 1.80% percent or +439.05 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,340.29 with a loss of –1.15% percent or –38.96 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,391.72 up with +0.55% percent or +209.64  point at 12:15 PM.