S&P Futures Opening Update as on 04 August 2017

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,474.88 for up with  +0.13% percent or +3.13 point. Other U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Friday, August 04. The Dow Futures are trading at 22,028.50 for up with  +0.25% percent or +54.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,893.88 for up with +0.07% percent or +3.88 point.

FRIDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Treasury yields jumped on Friday as investors sold bonds on the stronger-than-expected jobs report.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury notes climbed to 2.262 while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was higher at 2.838 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.

The unemployment rate ticked lower to 4.3 percent, the lowest level since March 2001. A more encompassing rate that includes discouraged workers and the underemployed was unchanged at 8.6 percent.

“We got our number over 200,000. That part’s good,” said Jack Albin, CIO at BMO Private Bank.

 

THURSDAY’S ACTIVITY

U.S. market indexes were mixed on Thursday. For the day The S&P 500 closed at 2,472.16 with a loss of –0.22% percent or –5.41 point.the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 22,026.10 for up with +0.04% percent or +9.86 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,340.34 with a loss of –0.35% percent or –22.30 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,405.23 with a loss of -0.54% percent or -7.67 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 851.35 with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,747.20 with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,092.90 with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,461.10 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –3.39 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,368.90 with a loss of –0.21% percent or –2.83 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 22,026.10 for up with  0.00% percent or 0.00 point.

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 19,952.33 with a loss of –0.38% percent or –76.93 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,562.68 for up with  +0.12% percent or +31.67point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,262.08 with a loss of –0.33% percent or –10.85 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 32,325.41 for up with  +0.27% percent or +87.53 point at 12:15 PM. In Europe, the FTSE 100 are trading at 7,504.95 for up with +0.40% percent or +30.18 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,222.15 for up with  +0.55% percent or +67.43 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,170.62 for up with +0.78% percent or +40.14 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 380.25 for up with +0.35% percent or +1.32 point.

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