S&P Futures Opening Update as on 26 June 2018


The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,716.75 with  a loss of -0.20% percent or  -5.50 point. Other U.S. stock futures  lower in pre-market trading for Tuesday, June 26. The Dow Futures is trading at 24,235.00 with  a loss of -0.18% percent or  -44.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,066.75 with a loss of  -0.10% percent or -6.75 point.


Trade disputes continue to rattle investor sentiment around the world. Last week, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to threaten another set of tariffs, this time on the European Union.

On Friday, the U.S. incumbent warned of a 20 percent tariff on all car imports from the EU, stating that if the bloc refused to remove its duties on U.S. vehicles, then Washington would have no choice but to act.

The pressure was amped up another notch Monday, after reports surfaced that Washington intended to block some Chinese businesses from investing in U.S. technology. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, however, called the report “fake news” on Twitter.


For the day the Dow is trading at 24,252.80 with a loss of -1.33% percent or -328.09 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,717.07 with a loss of -1.37% percent or  -37.81 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,532.01 with a loss of -2.09% percent or -160.81 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,657.51 with a loss of  -1.67% percent or  -28.07 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,025.84 with a loss of  -1.60% percent or  -16.73  point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,960.90 with a loss of  -1.44% percent or  -28.71 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,191.80 with a loss of  -1.48% percent or -17.90 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,619.78  with a loss of  -1.44% percent or -23.62 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,509.63  with a loss of -1.42% percent or  -21.71 point;


In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,342.00 up with  +0.017% percent or +3.85 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,876.95 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -84.44 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,844.51 with a loss of  -0.52% percent or  -14.83 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,492.88 up with +0.064% percent or +22.53 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,547.53 UP with + 0.50% percent or  +37.69 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,269.39  with a loss of  -0.0077% percent or  -0.94 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,298.94 UP  with +0.29% percent or +15.08 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 377.68 up with +0.16% percent or +0.59 point.



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