S&P Futures Opening Update as on 01 August 2017

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,472.00 for up with +0.16% percent or +4.00 point. Other U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Tuesday, August 01. The Dow Futures are trading at 21,937.00 for up with +0.43%% percent or +95.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,899.38 for up with +0.29% percent or +16.88 point.

TUESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

U.S. government debt prices were lower on Tuesday as investors digest fresh data releases.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury notes sat higher at 2.298 while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also higher at 2.9 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.

Personal income and consumer spending data for June are set for release at 8:30 a.m. ET, while the IHS Markit Manufacturing PMI and the ISM manufacturing index are due at 9:45 a.m. ET and 10 a.m. ET, respectively. Construction spending numbers are also set for release at 10 a.m.

 U.S. auto makers will also release monthly sales numbers throughout the day. The data dump Tuesday will serve as a lead-up into Friday’s U.S. employment report, which is often considered the most important economic report of the month. Economists polled by Reuters expect the U.S. economy to have added 180,000 jobs last month.

 

MONDAY’S ACTIVITY

U.S. market indexes were mixed on Monday. For the day The S&P 500 closed at 2,470.30 with a loss of –0.07% percent or –1.80 point.the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,891.12 for up with +0.28% percent or +60.81 point.The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,348.12 with a loss of –0.42% percent or –26.55 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,425.14 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -4.12 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 863.62 with a loss of –0.16% percent or –1.38 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,760.68 with a loss of –0.09% percent or –1.66 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,088.94 with a loss of -0.05% percent or –0.59 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,462.32 with a loss of –0.09% percent or –1.31 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,368.57 with a loss of –0.07% percent or –1.01 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,891.12 for up with +0.28% percent or +60.81 point.

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 19,985.79 for up with +0.30% percent or  +60.61 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,516.95 for up with +0.76% percent or +208.07 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,288.86 for up with +0.48% percent or +15.83 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 32,531.21 with a loss of +0.05% percent or +16.27 point at 12:15 PM . In Europe, the FTSE 100 are trading at 7,413.67 for up with +0.57% percent or +41.67 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,159.91 for up with +0.34% percent or +41.66 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,110.37 for up with +0.33% percent or +16.61 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 378.71 for up with +0.82 percent or +1.35 point.

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