The SGX Nifty Future is trading at 10,141.00 with a loss of -0.94% percent or -96.00 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 21,375.00 up with +0.49% percent or +105.00 point . The Hang Seng Future is trading at 24,816.50 with a loss of -1.57% percent or -395.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
A major tech rout in US markets, the worst since 2011, has sent shock waves across major markets and the domestic market looks headed for a major gap-down opening on a day when October series futures and options contracts are due to expire.
The Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX Nifty) indicated a gap-down opening for domestic equity market today.
At 8:30 am, the SGX Nifty was 101 points, or 0.99 per cent, down at 10,136.
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,583.42 with a loss of -2.41% percent or -608.01 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,656.10 with a loss of -3.09% percent or -84.59 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,108.40 with a loss of -4.43% percent or -329.14 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,268.73 with a loss of -3.72% percent or -822.45 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,827.04 with a loss of -1.67% percent or -422.74 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,601.11 with a loss of -0.084% percent or -2.19 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 33,678.52 with a loss of -1.04% percent or -355.44 point at 12:15 PM.