Nifty Futures Update : 17 Aug 2021

The  Nifty Future is trading at 16,512.50  with a loss of  -0.28% or -46.95 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 27,265.00 with a loss of  -0.78% percent or -215.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 25,628.50 with a loss of -1.76% percent or -459.50 point.

 

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Domestic equities were volatile on Tuesday amid tepid gains in Asian markets and stretched valuations back home. The headline S&P BSE Sensex was down 120 points at 55,450 levels while the Nifty50 index lost 45 points but held 16,500 mark.

Both the indices hit new all-time highs of 55,688.5 and 16,591 levels, respectively.

In the broader markets, the BSE MidCap and SmallCap index were mildly below the flatline. Sectorally, markets looked defensive with pharma and IT stocks in the green and cyclicals like banks and auto in the red.

 

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

For the day the  nifty closed at 16,526.00  with a loss of – percent or –37.05 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 27,424.47  with a loss of – percent or –98.72 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,729.80   with a loss of – percent or –451.66 point.

 

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 35,625.40 up with + percent or +110.02 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,479.71 up  with + percent or +11.71 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 14,793.76 with a loss of percent or  –29.13 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 27,445.30 with a loss of – percent or ?77.89point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,674.26 with a loss of –percent or –507.20 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,458.42 with a loss of – percent or 58.92 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 55,582.42  with a loss of  – percent or –0.16 point at 12:15 PM.