S&P Futures Opening Update as on 02 August 2017

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,473.12 for up with +0.04% percent or +0.87 point. Other U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Wednesday, August 02. The Dow Futures are trading at 21,941.50 for up with +0.17% percent or +37.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,932.62 for up with +0.74% percent or +43.37 point.

WEDNESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

U.S. government debt prices were lower on Wednesday as investors awaited fresh data releases.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury notes sat higher at 2.273 while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also higher at 2.874 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.

There are no auctions planned Wednesday.

In terms of data ADP employment figures are set for release at 0815 EST time. The report is often seen as a preview to the U.S. government’s monthly nonfarm payrolls report, which is set for release Friday.

Other data set for release Wednesday include oil inventories at 1030 EST time. Two Federal Reserve members are due to speak at 1100 and 1530 EST time.

 

TUESDAY’S ACTIVITY

U.S. market indexes were Higher on Tuesday. For the day The S&P 500 closed at 2,476.35 for up with  +0.24% percent or +6.05 point. the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,963.92 for up with +0.33% percent or +72.80 point.The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,362.94 for up with  +0.23% percent or  +14.81 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,428.33 for up with +0.22% percent or +3.19 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 866.06 for up with  +0.28% percent or +2.44 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,764.62 for up with  +0.22% percent or +3.94 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,092.41 for up with  +0.32% percent or +3.47 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,465.85 for up with  +0.24% percent or  +3.53 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,371.89 for up with  +0.24% percent or +3.32 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,963.92 for up with +0.33% percent or +72.80 point.

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 20,080.04 for up with +0.47% percent or +94.25 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,701.53 for up with +0.59% percent or +161.30 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,285.06 with a loss of 0.23% percent or –7.58 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 32,545.06 with a loss of  –0.09% percent or  –30.11 point at 12:15 PM. In Europe, the FTSE 100 are trading at 7,393.57 with a loss of –0.41% percent or –30.09 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,222.67  with a loss of –0.23% percent or –28.62 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,110.37  with a loss of –0.11% percent or –5.69 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 379.49 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -0.83 point.

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