S&P Futures Opening Update as on 24 April 2018

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at  2,674.75 up with +0.13% percent or +3.50 point. Other U.S. stock futures  higher in pre-market trading for Tuesday, April 24. The Dow Futures is trading at 24,445.00  up with +0.13% percent or +31.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,670.75 up  with +0.06% percent or +3.75 point.

TUESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note started the week on a tear, jumping to 2.99 percent and toying with the key 3 percent level that could trigger a reaction across global financial markets.

The 10-year yield was at 2.973 percent at 4:00 p.m. ET, after hitting 2.998 percent earlier Monday, its highest level since January 2014. The yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was higher at 3.143 percent. Yields move inversely to bond prices.

The benchmark for mortgage rates and other financial instruments has jumped in April on signs of increasing inflation and as the Federal Reserve signaled more rate increases are to come this year.

MONDAY’S ACTIVITY

U.S. market were lower on Monday.For the day the Dow is trading at 24,448.69 with a loss of  -0.058% percent or  -−14.25 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,670.29  up with +0.0056% percent or +0.15 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,128.60 with a loss of -0.25% percent or  −17.52 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,562.12  with a loss of -0.13% percent or -2.00 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 961.77 up with +0.0010% percent or +0.010 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,900.96 up with +0.024% percent or +0.46 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,170.43  with a loss of -0.0017% percent or −0.020 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,584.05  with a loss of -0.021% percent or  −0.33point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,481.00  with a loss of -0.012% percent or −0.18 point;

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,278.12 up with +0.86% percent or +190.08  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,511.07 up with +0.85% percent or +256.67  point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,120.67 up with +1.72% percent or  +52.66 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,575.40 up with +0.36% percent or +124.63  point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,429.72  up with +0.42% percent or +30.85 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,579.61  up with +0.057% percent or +7.22 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,429.10  with a loss of -0.17% percent or −9.44 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 383.26 up with +0.03% percent or +0.17 point.

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