The  Nifty Future is trading at 11,590.50 up with +0.37% percent or +42.30 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 23,193.00 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -27.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 25,138.00  with a loss of –1.16% percent or -294.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Nifty re-claims the 11,600 mark. Tall gains were seen for Realty due to cut in stamp duty by Maharashtra government. Godrej and Piramal Enterprises on the finance side are in focus. GST council to take up the compensation issue in the meet. Edelweiss to release Q1 numbers. Street awaits the PAG deal announcement.

The breadth is in favour of the market. 31 stocks gaining as against 19 declining. The big winners in the market today are IndusInd bank rallying up by 3.5%. HDFC following suite in 3.3%. Cipla also rallying up as well as SBI stocks. Tata Motors sees a sharp uptick.

Bajaj and Hero Motors down today. UltraTech Cement also on the losing side as well as Bajaj Finance. Duty revision to be seen for tobacco companies.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

 For the day the  nifty closed at 11,573.60 up with +0.21% percent or +24.00  point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,208.86 with a loss of –0.35% percent or -82.00 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,281.15 with a loss of –0.83% percent or -210.64 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 28,248.44 with a loss of -0.21% percent or ?60.02 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,443.62 up with +0.36% percent or +12.34  point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,466.47 up with +0.76% percent or +86.75 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,290.86 with a loss of –0.025% percent or –5.91 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,457.87 with a loss of –0.11% percent or –28.35 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,329.74 with a loss of –1.30% percent or –43.84  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,859.34 up with +0.040% percent or +15.46 point at 12:15 PM.