S&P Futures Opening Update as on 09 March 2018


The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,744.25  with 0.00%  percent or 0.00 point. Other U.S. stock futures are mixed in pre-market trading for Friday, February 09. The Dow Futures are trading at 24,935.00 for up  with +0.06% percent or +14.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,998.00 with a loss of  -0.03% percent or -2.25 point.


Stocks closed higher on Friday after President Donald Trump implemented steel and aluminum import tariffs that excluded Canada and Mexico, two key U.S. trade partners.

The S&P 500 closed 0.45 percent higher at 2,738.97, with utilities and consumer staples as the best-performing sector. The Dow Jones industrial average ended 93.85 points higher at 24,895.21. The Nasdaq composite rose 0.4 percent to 7,427.95. The major averages alternated between gains and losses throughout the session.


U.S. market were higher on Thursday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,895.21  for up with +0.38% percent or  +93.85 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,738.97  for up with +0.45% percent or +12.17 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,427.95 for up with +0.42% percent or  +31.30 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,571.97  with a loss of -0.16% percent or -2.57 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 955.38   with a loss of -0.12% percent or -1.11 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,917.63 with a loss of  -0.15% percent or -2.79 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,207.88  for up  with +0.50% percent or +6.02 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,621.24  for up with +0.37% percent or +5.91 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,517.90 for up  with +0.41% percent or 6.19 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 24,895.21  for up  with  +0.38% percent or +93.85 point.


In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 21,469.20 for up  with  +0.47% percent or  +101.13 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 30,996.21 for up with +1.11% percent or  +341.69 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,307.17  for up with  +0.57% percent or +18.76 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 33,310.58  with a loss of -0.12% percent or  -40.99 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,198.18  with a loss of -0.07% percent or  -5.06 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,293.74  with a loss of -0.50% percent or -61.83  point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,247.58   with a loss of -0.12% percent or -6.51 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 376.50  with a loss of -0.05% percent or -0.16 point.

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