S&P Futures Opening Update as on 09 May 2018

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,677.50 up with +0.27% percent or +7.25 point. Other U.S. stock futures  lower in pre-market trading for Wednesday, May 09. The Dow Futures is trading at 24,386.00 up with +0.33% percent or +79.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,830.75 up with +0.31% percent or +76.00 point.

WEDNESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

U.S. government debt yields held steady on Monday after the Labor Department reported the latest employment data on Friday.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was higher at around 2.952 percent at 4:51 p.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was higher at 3.124 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.

the Labor Department reported that the economy added 164,000 jobs in the month of April, lower than the 195,000 expected by economists polled by Reuters. Average hourly earnings growth also missed, rising only 0.15 percent against expectations of a 0.2 percent gain.

TUESDAY’S ACTIVITY

U.S. market were mixed on Tuesday.For the day the Dow is trading at 24,360.21 up with +0.012% percent or +2.89 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,671.92 with a loss of  -0.027% percent or  -0.71 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,266.90 up  with +0.023% percent or +1.69 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,586.39 up  with +0.47% percent or +7.44 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 974.77  up with +0.86% percent or  +8.28 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,913.91 up with +0.31% percent or +5.99   point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,173.77  with a loss of -0.042% percent or -0.49 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,588.06 up with +0.039% percent or +0.62 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,483.14 up with +0.0026% percent or +0.038 point;

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,408.88  with a loss of -0.44% percent or  -99.81 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,458.76 up  with +0.18% percent or +55.95 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,159.15  with a loss of -0.074% percent or -2.35 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,278.54 up with +0.18% percent or +63.84  point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,595.67 up with +0.39% percent or +0.39% point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,912.89 up with +0.0053% percent or +0.68 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,519.64 with a loss of -0.041% percent or  -2.28 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 390.55 with +0.13% percent or +0.55 point.

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