S&P Futures Opening Update as on 03 August 2017

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,471.25 with  a loss of -0.09% percent or -2.25 point. Other U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Thursday, August 03. The Dow Futures are trading at 21,943.50  with a loss of -0.06% percent or -13.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,914.62 for up with +0.07% percent or +3.87 point.

THURSDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

U.S. government debt prices were slightly higher on Thursday as investors awaited new jobs data.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury notes sat slightly lower at 2.257 while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond slipped to 2.841 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.

There are no auctions planned Thursday.

 Treasury yields had fallen Wednesday after the Treasury Department said will borrow $96 billion in the third quarter and has begun to consider how it will increase debt issuance later in the year to make up for a future decline in Federal Reserve bond purchases. It gave no further immediate information on its consideration of introducing ultra-long bonds.

 

WEDNESDAY’S ACTIVITY

U.S. market  were mixed on Wednesday. For the day The S&P 500 closed at 2,477.57 for up with +1.22 percent or +0.05% point. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 22,016.24 for up with +0.24% percent or +52.32 point.The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,362.64 with 0.00% percent or 0.29 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,412.90 with a loss of -1.08% percent or -15.43 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 854.34 with a loss of –1.35% percent or –11.72 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,752.51 with a loss of –0.69% percent or –12.11 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,094.92 for up with +0.23% percent or +2.51 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,464.49  with a loss of –0.09% percent or –1.36 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,371.73 with a loss of –0.01% percent or –0.16 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 22,016.24 for up with +0.24% percent or +52.32 point.

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,  Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 20,029.26 with a loss of –0.25% percent or –50.78 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,541.99  with a loss of –0.24% percent or –65.39 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,269.79 with a loss of –0.46% percent or –15.27 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 32,329.39 with a loss of –0.45% percent or –147.35 point at 12:15 PM . In Europe, the FTSE 100 are trading at 7,455.51 for up with  +0.59% percent or  +44.08 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,155.54 with a loss of –0.21% percent or –25.94 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,127.78 for up with +0.40% percent or +20.53 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 378.73 for up with  +0.02% percent or  +0.06 point.

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