The  Nifty Future is trading at 13,776.20 up with +1.20% percent or +163.80 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 26,647.50 with +0.63% percent or +167.50 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 26,439.00 up with +1.15% percent or +301.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty 50 indexes held on to gains in noon deals on the back of buying in banking and financial services shares. However, profit taking in recent outperforming information technology, FMCG and pharma shares led to benchmarks coming off intraday highs. Earlier in the day, Sensex rose as much as 468 points and the Nifty 50 index touched an intraday high of 13,739.15. Market analysts expect volatility in the session as weekly index futures and option contracts are set to expire later in the day.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

For the day the  nifty closed at 13,711.50 up with + percent or  +110.35 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 26,668.35 with +percent or  +143.56 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,386.56  up with + percent or +43.46 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 30,129.831 up with +percent or +114.32 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,690.01 with + percent or +2.75 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 12,771.11 with a loss of – percent or  -36.80 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 26,668.35 up with +percent or +143.56 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,386.56 up with +percent or +43.46 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,363.83 with a loss of – percent or –18.49 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 46,653.55 up with +percent or  +209.37 point at 12:15 PM.

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