S&P Futures Opening Update as on 28 June 2018

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,710.50 up with +0.20% percent or +5.50 point.Other U.S. stock futures  higher in pre-market trading for Thursday, June 28. The Dow Futures is trading at 24,177.00 up with +0.17% percent or +42.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,013.25 up with +0.21% percent or +20.00 point.

THURSDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

As anticipated, fears surrounding a potential trade war between the U.S. and other major economies continue to plague market sentiment. Not only is the U.S. in a tit-for-tat war of words with China on tariffs, but now the European Union is involved, after President Donald Trump took to Twitter last week to threaten a 20 percent tariff on all car imports from the bloc.

Economic data will be keeping market-watchers engaged Thursday, with the real gross domestic product (GDP) data due out at 8:30 a.m. ET, jobless claims also due at 8:30 a.m. ET, and the Kansas City Fed’s manufacturing survey at 11 a.m. ET.

WEDNESDAY’S ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 24,117.59 with a loss of -0.68% percent or  -165.52 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,699.63 with a loss of -0.86% percent or -23.43 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,445.08  with a loss of -1.54% percent or  -116.54 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,640.45 with a loss of -1.68% percent or -28.07 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,017.36 with a loss of -1.54% percent or -15.95 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,942.81 with a loss of  -1.13% percent or -22.30 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,185.25 with a loss of  -0.83% percent or -9.89 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,608.39 with a loss of  -0.97% percent or  -15.70 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,499.44  with a loss of -0.91% percent or -13.70 point;

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,270.39 with a loss of – 0.0062% percent or -1.38 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,468.11 up with + 0.39% percent or +111.51 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,786.90 with a loss of  -0.93% percent or  -26.28 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,139.80 with  a loss of -0.22% percent or  -77.31 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,607.55  with a loss of  -0.19% percent or  -14.45 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,268.27  with a loss of -0.65% percent or -80.34 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,310.79   with a loss of  -0.31% percent or -16.41 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 378.14  with a loss of  -0.49% percent or –0.53 point.

Updates

spfutures.org_updates@imediaone.com

You may also like...

Rules of Discussion on S&P Futures Opening Update as on 28 June 2018

1. This forum is for discussion of financial markets. Please respect others view even if they are contrary to you.
2. Member's comments should lead to value addition in forum discussion.
3. If anyone is found making repetitive Explicit/Abusive/Racial comments, his account shall be banned and old posts will be deleted.
4. Providing Advice/Recommendations/Tips is fine but it should be free. Members cannot ask to be paid for it. Paid Advice is stricly prohibited
5. Spam links are not allowed. Too much promotion or using Contact info in ID will lead to account ban.
IMP : Memebrs are requeuested to flag any violations to keep Forum Clean