S&P Futures Opening Update as on 21 June 2017

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,433.75  with a loss of -0.15% percent or  –61.85 point. Other U.S. stock futures are lower in pre-market trading for Wednesday, June 21. The Dow Futures are trading at 21,434.50  with a loss of -0.01% percent or -2.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,725.12 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -7.37 point.

WEDNESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wednesday, with investors keeping a close eye on moves in the oil market.

Dow futures slipped 14 points, while S&P and Nasdaq futures fell 5 points and 14.25 points, respectively.

Crude prices tumbled more than 2 percent, sending energy stocks lower on Tuesday on signs of rising oil production. That raised doubts about the state of compliance by OPEC and non-OPEC countries when it came to slashing production.

 On Tuesday, Libya and Nigeria – who are both exempt from the production reduction deal – were reportedly seeing increases in their oil supplies.

Prices remained under pressure on Wednesday, with U.S. crude trading around $43.50, while Brent hovered around $45.98 at 7:43 a.m. ET.

TUESDAY’S ACTIVITY

U.S. market indexes were lower on Tuesday. For the day The S&P 500 closed at 2,437.03  with a loss of  –0.67% percent or –16.43 point. the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,467.14 with a loss of –0.29% percent or –61.85 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,188.03 with a loss of  –0.82% percent or – 50.98 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,402.97 with a loss of -1.07% percent or -15.11 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 846.74 with a loss of  –1.21% percent or  –10.41 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,745.41 with a loss of- 1.07% percent or –18.79 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,074.69 with a loss of  –0.61% percent or  –6.55 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,442.33 with a loss of -0.72% percent or -10.49 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,350.06  with a loss of -0.69% percent or -9.44 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,467.14 with a loss of –0.29% percent or -0.69% point.

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 20,138.79 with a loss of –0.45% percent or –91.62 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 25,694.58 with a loss of –0.57% percent or – 148.46 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,156.21 for up with  +0.52% percent or +16.20 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 31,283.64 with a loss of –0.04% percent or –13.89 point. In Europe, the FTSE 100 are trading at 7,431.55 with a loss up –0.55% percent or –41.35 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,752.15  with a loss of  –0.49% percent or –62.64 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,253.86 with a loss of –0.75% percent or –39.79 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 387.59  with a loss of -0.43% percent or -1.68 point.

Updates

spfutures.org_updates@privydomain.com

You may also like...

Rules of Discussion on S&P Futures Opening Update as on 21 June 2017

1. This forum is for discussion of financial markets. Please respect others view even if they are contrary to you.
2. Member's comments should lead to value addition in forum discussion.
3. If anyone is found making repetitive Explicit/Abusive/Racial comments, his account shall be banned and old posts will be deleted.
4. Providing Advice/Recommendations/Tips is fine but it should be free. Members cannot ask to be paid for it. Paid Advice is stricly prohibited
5. Spam links are not allowed. Self-promotion once a week is allowed. Too much promotion or using Contact info in ID will lead to account ban.