The  Nifty Future is trading at 15,101.20 with a loss of -0.70% percent or -105.85 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 30,193.00 with a loss of -0.66% percent or -200.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 30,563.50 with a loss of -1.33% percent or -411.50 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
equity market benchmarks BSE Sensex and Nifty 50 were trading lower on Thursday. BSE Sensex was hovering around 51,800 while the broader Nifty 50 index was ruling 15,250. ICICI Bank, Bajaj Finance, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Mahindra & Mahindra were among the top Sensex laggards. Top BSE Sensex gainers were ONGC, State Bank of India (SBI), IndusInd Bank, NTPC, Tech Mahindra, Asian Paints, Power Grid Corporation of India, among others. Nifty sectoral indices were trading mixed, with Nifty PSU Bank index gaining 3.3 per cent while Nifty Pharma lost nearly half a per cent.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

For the day the  nifty closed at 15,122.60 with a loss of -0.57% percent or -86.30 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 30,236.09 with a loss of -0.19% percent or  -56.10 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,671.59 with a loss of -1.33% percent or ?413.35 point.
WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 31,613.02 up with +0.29% percent or   +90.27 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,931.33 with a loss of –0.032% percent or  –1.26 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,965.50 with a loss of –0.58% percent or  -82.00 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 30,220.93 with a loss of –0.24% percent or –71.26 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,661.45 with a loss of –1.36%percent or –423.49 point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 3,670.12 with +0.41% percent or +15.04 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 51,445.57 with a loss of -0.48% percent or –258.26 point at 12:15 PM.