The SgxNifty Future is trading at 10,775.00 up with +1.53% percent or +162.50 point. The Nikkei 225 Future is trading at 22,883.00 up with +1.39% percent or +313.00 point.The Hang Seng Future is trading at 25,433.00 with a loss of -0.42% percent or -107.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Domestic equity indices gained in morning trade on Wednesday, in line with Asian peers, on optimism over vaccine trials and more stimulus from the governments.
Risk appetite was boosted after Moderna Inc’s experimental vaccine for coronavirus showed it was safe and provoked immune responses in all 45 healthy volunteers in an ongoing early-stage study.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,085.80 up with +0.040% percent or +10.50 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,155.22 with a loss of –0.94% percent or ?29.82 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 10,390.84 with a loss of -2.13% percent or -226.60 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 22,587.01 with a loss of –0.87% percent or –197.73 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,452.76 with a loss of –1.24% percent or –319.36 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,414.62 with a loss of –0.83% percent or –28.67 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,098.04 with a loss of -1.62% percent or –595.65 point at 12:15 PM.