The SGX Nifty Future is trading at 11,983.50 up with +0.39% percent or +46.00 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 23,082.50 up with +1.02% percent or +232.50 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 27,644.50 up with +1.83% percent or +496.50 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Benchmark indices made a firm start on Monday, tracking higher Asian and US markets.
The Sensex is up 144 points at 40,309, while the Nifty is up 52 points at 11,943. (9.20 AM)
Tata Steel, Vedanta, and IndusInd Bank were the top gainers on the Nifty, while Yes Bank, Tata Motors, and Mahindra & Mahindra were the top losers.
Shares of Yes Bank are trading lower after the company reported its Q2FY20 earnings on Friday. The bank reported a loss of Rs600cr in the September quarter owing to higher provisions and one-time deferred tax assets adjustment alongside a sharp rise in NPAs.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,347.36 up with 1.11% percent or +301.13 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,066.91 up with 0.97% percent or +29.35 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,386.40 up with +1.13% percent or +94.04 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,850.77 with a loss of –0.33% percent or –76.27 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,547.30 up with +1.65% percent or +446.54 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 27,547.30 up with +0.58% percent or +17.29 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,250.71 up with +0.21% percent or +85.68 point at 12:15 PM.