The SGX Nifty Future is trading at 10,304.50 with a loss of -1.67% percent or -175.50 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,655.00 with a loss of -3.89% percent or -915.18 point . The Hang Seng Future is trading at 25,225.00 with a loss of -3.59% percent or -940.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
As debt market fears receded, those who sold Bank Nifty call options expiring Thursday covered the positions. They also raised fresh bullish bets on Bank Nifty futures expiring on October 25, causing the index to rally 3.2 per cent to 26,324 on the spot market. The jump in Bank Nifty was accompanied by a 35 per cent provisional jump in open positions (OI) of the futures. Also, the put call ratio (PCR) on weekly Bank Nifty options rose to 1.41 on Wednesday from 0.59 a day earlier.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,598.74 with a loss of -3.15% percent or -831.83 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,785.68 with a loss of -3.29% percent or -94.66 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,422.05 with a loss of -4.08% percent or -315.97 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,590.86 with a loss of -3.89% percent or -915.18 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,379.07 with a loss of -3.11% percent or -814.00 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,583.46 with a loss of -5.22% percent or -142.38 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,265.37 with a loss of -1.43% percent or -495.52 point at 12:15 PM.