Last Updated: August 25, 2022, 09:24 IST
Sensex Today: Indian equity markets opened on a positive note amid strong global sentiments on Thursday morning ahead of the monthly F&O expiry.
Asian share markets were broadly positive while the dollar was slightly weaker on Thursday, with investors nervously awaiting the US Federal Reserve’s annual Jackson Hole conference for clues on how sharp future interest rate hikes might be.
Tokyo stocks opened higher Thursday, tracking overnight US gains ahead of a meeting of global central bankers that may offer clues about the future pace of interest rate hikes. The benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.21 percent, or 58.92 points, at 28,372.39 while the broader Topix index rose 0.18 percent, or 3.57 points, to 1,970.75.
Wall Street ended higher on Wednesday, lifted by gains in energy stocks and Intuit while investors awaited the US Federal Reserve’s Jackson Hole conference this week.