Nifty Futures Update : 20 Aug 2021

The  Nifty Future is trading at 16,425.50 with a loss of  -0.81% or -134.30 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 26,933.00 with a loss of -1.02% percent or -277.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 24,757.00 with a loss of -1.81% percent or -456.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The benchmark indices have seen no respite in selling pressure in early noon trading, after a gap-down opening, due to a negative start across the European bourses and weakness through mot of Asia for the second consecutive session. Global stocks have stumbled in the past two days, haunted by Fed taper fears and renewed worries surrounding the Covid pandemic.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

For the day the  nifty closed at 16,447.40  with a loss of – percent or ?121.45 point.Nikkei 225 is trading at 27,013.25 with a loss of – percent or –267.92 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,849.72 with a loss of – percent or –466.61 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 34,894.12 with a loss of – percent or ?66.57 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,405.80 up with + percent or +5.53 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 14,541.79 up with +percent or +15.87 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 27,013.25 with a loss of – percent or –267.92 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,898.44 with a loss of – percent or –417.89 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 24,899.46 with a loss of – percent or –416.87 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 55,399.84  with a loss of – percent or 229.65 point at 12:15 PM.