The  Nifty Future is trading at 15,073.80 with a loss of -0.28% percent or -42.30 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 30,077.50 with a loss of -0.50% percent or -152.50 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 30,501.00 up with +0.17% percent or +53.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
At least 10 smallcap and midcap companies have seen expansion in profit margins for four straight quarters now. For some of them, the margin expansion came despite a rise in raw material cost. The managements of these companies are sounding confident of sustaining the trend.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

For the day the  nifty closed at 15,063.90 with a loss of – percent or –55.05 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 30,017.92 with a loss of – percent or  –218.17point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,554.55 with a loss of – percent or –40.72 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.