S&P Futures Opening Update as on 22 August 2017

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 21,730.00 for up with +0.18% percent or +38.00 point. Other U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Tuesday, August 22. The Dow Futures are trading at 21,703.80 for up with  +0.13% percent or +29.24 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,213.13 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -3.40 point.

TUESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

U.S. Treasury yields fell Monday, as investors continued to look out for more news surrounding the state of the current U.S. administration.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note sat in the red at around 2.185 percent at 7:02 a.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was lower at 2.768 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.

With no major data set to be released on Monday, investors are likely to be turning their attention to the White House.

Last Friday, U.S. stocks closed off their session lows following news that one of President Donald Trump’s top advisors, Steve Bannon had departed from his role at the White House.

MONDAY’S ACTIVITY

 

U.S. market were lower on Monday. For the day The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,674.51 with a loss of –0.35% percent or –76.22 point.The S&P 500 closed at 2,425.55 with a loss of –0.18% percent or –4.46 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,216.53 with a loss of –0.09% percent or –5.39 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,356.90 with a loss of -0.07% percent or -0.89 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 817.25 with a loss of –0.14% percent or –1.13 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,691.67 with a loss of –0.04% percent or –0.63 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,074.72 for up with +0.11% percent or +1.20 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,432.90 for up with  +0.10% percent or  +1.38 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,344.15 for up with  +0.11% percent or  +1.47 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,703.75 for up with  +0.13% percent or +29.24 point.

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 19,388.37 with a loss of –0.02% percent or –4.76 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,458.23 for up with +1.12% percent or +303.55 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,290.88 for up with +0.12% percent or +3.97 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 31,353.59 for up with   +0.30% percent or  +94.74 point at 12:15 PM . In Europe, the FTSE 100 are trading at 7,366.81 for up with +0.65% percent or +47.93 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,155.31 for up with  +0.74% percent or +89.32 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,114.20 for up with  +0.52% percent or +26.61 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 373.98 for up with   +0.49% percent or +1.83 point.

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