S&P Futures Opening Update as on 13 August 2018

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,826.00 with a loss of -0.38% percent or -10.75 point. Other U.S. stock futures  lower in pre-market trading for Monday, August 13.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,229.00 with a loss of -0.40% percent or -102.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,392.75 with a loss of -0.46% percent or -34.25 point.

MONDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

U.S. government debt prices slipped into the red on the first trading day of the week.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was higher at around 2.862 percent at 6:00 a.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was in the black at 3.033 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.

Global markets continue to see red, after Turkey’s financial troubles sparked fear of contagion and the country’s lira currency took a deep slide. On Friday, the lira temporarily tumbled 20 percent against the U.S. dollar, after President Donald Trump said he supported doubling metal tariffs on Ankara.

FRIDAY’S ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,313.14 with a loss of -0.77% percent or -196.09 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,833.28 with  a loss of -0.71% percent or -20.30 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,839.11 up with -0.67% percent or -52.67 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,857.43 with a loss of -1.98% percent or -440.65 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,944.59 with a loss of -1.49% percent or -422.03 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,785.8 with a loss of  -0.34% percent or  -9.44  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,747.46 with a loss of -0.32% percent or -121.77 point at 12:15 PM.

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,857.43 with a loss of -1.98% percent or -440.65 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,944.59 with a loss of -1.49% percent or -422.03 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,785.8 with a loss of  -0.34% percent or  -9.44  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,747.46 with a loss of -0.32% percent or -121.77 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,630.18 with a loss of -0.48% percent or -36.83 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,347.30 with a loss of -0.62% percent or -77.05 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,396.85  with a loss of -0.33% percent or -17.82 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 383.91 with a loss of -0.49% percent or -1.92 point.

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