The  Nifty Future is trading at 14,424.80 with a loss of -1.47% percent or -215.05 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 28,565.00 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -75.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 29,441.50  with a loss of –1.37% percent or -407.50 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The Indian benchmark indices dipped over one per cent in Friday’s noon deals, dragged mainly by Reliance Industries and private banks.

The S&P BSE Sensex fell 530 points to 49,090 and the broader Nifty50 index fell below 14,450. Axis Bank, down 4 per cent, was the top Sensex loser. Besides, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, HDFC, and Tech Mahindra fell 2 per cent, each. Reliance Industries also slipped 2 per cent ahead of its quarterly results later in the day. On the other hand, Bajaj Auto surged as much as 8 per cent.

Among other individual stocks, Biocon tumbled 9 per cent while SBI Card rose as much as 4 per cent after announcing their respective December quarter results.

All the Nifty sectoral indices were painted red, except Nifty Auto index, which was ruling 2 per cent higher.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

For the day the  nifty closed at 14,425.45  with a loss of –1.13% percent or  164.90 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 28,631.45 with a loss of –0.44%percent or ?125.41 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,456.02 with a loss of  percent or -471.74 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 31,188.38 up with +percent or  +257.86 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,851.85 up with + percent or +52.94 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,457.25 up with percent or +260.07 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 28,756.86 up with +percent or +233.60 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,816.04 with a loss of –percent or ?146.43 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,619.07 up  with + percent or +32.79 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 50,095.18 up with +percent or +303.06 point at 12:15 PM.

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