S&P Futures Opening Update as on 14 February 2018

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,697.75 for up with +1.35% percent or +36.00 point. Other U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for wednesday, February 14. The Dow Futures are trading at 24,863.00 for up with +0.96% percent or +237.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,687.00 for up with +1.93% percent or +126.50 point.

WEDNESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

U.S. government debt yields slipped Tuesday as investors prepared for key inflation reports.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note edged lower to 2.837 percent at 4:28 p.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was unchanged at 3.122 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.

While investors will continued to watch the latest in the bond market as concerns over higher interest rates weighed.

The Labor Department is set to release its monthly Consumer Price Index (CPI) data on Wednesday, the next inflation update for investors. That report, along with the Producer Price Index (PPI) data on Thursday, will be scrutinized by both traders and Federal Reserve officials for any signs of price movement in the economy.

TUESDAY’S ACTIVITY

U.S. market were higher on Tuesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,901.49 for up with  +1.06% percent or +261.04 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,697.06 for up with +1.28% percent or  34.12 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,150.01 for up  with +1.95% percent or +136.50 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,520.20 for up with +1.70% percent or +25.49 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 929.36 for up  with +1.82% percent or +16.57 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,874.77 for up with +1.72% percent or  +32.77 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at  1,876.72 for up with +1.79% percent or +32.99 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,594.30 for up with +1.45% percent or  +22.78point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,495.00 for up with +1.44% percent or +21.53 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at  24,893.49 for up with +1.03% percent or  +253.04 point.

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 21,154.17   with a loss of –0.43% percent or  –90.51 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 30,515.60 for up with +2.27% percent or +676.07 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,199.16 for up with +0.45% percent or 14.20 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 34,155.95 with a loss of –0.42% percent or  –144.52  point at 12:15 PM..The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,213.97 for up with +0.64% percent or  +45.96 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,339.16 for up with  +1.17% percent or  +142.66 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,165.26 for up with +1.10% percent or +56.03 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 374.53 for up with +1.07% percent or +3.95 point.

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