US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,491.25 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -3.00 point. Other U.S. stock futures are lower in pre-market trading for Wednesday, September 13. The Dow Futures are trading at 22,078.50 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -11.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,992.75 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -0.20% point.
WEDNESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
While investors have been breathing a cautious sigh of relief in recent days as Hurricane Irma wasn’t as volatile and catastrophic as predicted, market watchers remain on edge as the next hurricane is expected to make landfall soon.
In commodities, oil prices were higher on Wednesday following the latest report by the IEA, with U.S. crude trading around $48.66 per barrel, while Brent was at $54.65.
At the event, the tech giant revealed its latest iPhone called the iPhone X, which has prices starting from $999 and will ship from November. The company also put on display its new iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, a new Apple Watch and their Apple TV 4K.
U.S. market were higher on Tuesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 22,118.86 for up with +0.28% percent or 61.49 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,496.48 for up with +0.34% percent or +8.37 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,454.28 for up with +0.34% percent or +22.02 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,423.46 for up with +0.61% percent or +8.64 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 853.91 for up with +0.73% percent or +6.18 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,751.25 for up with +0.70% percent or +12.23 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,103.03 for up with +0.41% percent or +4.49 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,476.68 for up with +0.37% percent or +5.49 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,383.25 for up with +0.35% percent or +4.88 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 22,118.86 for up with +0.28% percent or +61.49 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 19,865.82 for up with +0.45% percent or +89.20 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,881.59 with a loss of –0.32% percent or –90.65 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,384.15 for up with +0.14% percent or 4.66 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 32,306.09 for up with +0.46% percent or +147.43 point at 12:15 PM . In Europe, The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,405.36 for up with +0.37% percent or +27.59 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,428.88 for up with 1.02% percent or +124.90 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,165.14 for up with +1.01% percent or +51.66 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 378.89 for up with +0.91% percent or +3.40 point.