S&P Futures Opening Update as on 22 May 2018

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,738.25 up with +0.19% percent or +5.25 point. Other U.S. stock futures  higher in pre-market trading for Tuesday, May 22. The Dow Futures is trading at 25,053.00 up  with +0.20% percent or +51.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,939.00 up with +0.34% percent or +23.75 point.

TUESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The U.S. Treasury is scheduled to auction $45 billion in four-week bills, $26 billion in 52-week bills, and $33 billion in two-year notes.

In data, the Richmond Fed surveys are due out at 10 a.m. ET. However, with little economic news expected Tuesday, fixed income investors are awaiting the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting minutes, scheduled for publication Wednesday.

In oil markets, Brent crude traded at around $78.62 a barrel on Tuesday morning, up 0.5 percent, while U.S. crude stood at $72.56 a barrel, around 0.4 percent higher.

MONDAY’S ACTIVITY

U.S. market were mixed on Monday.For the day the Dow is trading at 25,013.29 up with +1.21% percent or  +298.20 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,733.01  up with +0.74% percent or +20.04 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,394.04 up with +0.54% percent or +39.70 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,637.44 up with +0.66% percent or +10.81 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,011.82 up with +0.92% percent or +9.25 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,962.48 up with +0.98% percent or +19.11  point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,200.53 with +0.83% percent or +9.88 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,625.35 up with +0.74% percent or +11.87 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,516.88 up with +0.74% percent or +11.17 point;

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,960.34  with a loss of -0.18% percent or  -42.03 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 31,234.35 up with +0.60% percent or  +186.44 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,212.62  with a loss of  -0.038% percent or  -1.22 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,690.95 up with +0.22% percent or  +74.82  point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,870.28 up with +0.14% percent or +11.11 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 13,091.52 up with +0.11% percent or +13.80 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,632.31  with a loss of -0.092% percent or  -5.21 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 395.92 up with +0.01% percent or  +0.05 point.

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