S&P Futures Opening Update as on 15 August 2018

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,831.00 with a loss  -0.35% percent or -10.00 point. Other U.S. stock futures  lower in pre-market trading for Wednesday, August 15.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,195.00  with a loss of -0.39% percent or -99.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,422.75  with a loss of -0.43% percent or -32.25 point.

WEDNESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

As concerns surrounding the future of Turkey’s economy and the U.S.’ trade ties with major economies continue to rattle investors, Wednesday will mark the day when a slew of economic data is due.

At 7 a.m. ET, the routine weekly mortgage applications are due, followed by retail sales, the Empire State Manufacturing survey, and productivity & costs, which are all released at 8:30 a.m. ET.

At 9:15 a.m. ET, industrial production figures are scheduled to be released, followed by business inventories and the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index at 10 a.m. ET. Treasury International Capital figures will then be released at 4 p.m. ET. No auctions by the U.S. Treasury are due to take place.

TUESDAY’S ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,299.92 up with +0.45% percent or +112.22 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,839.96 up with +0.64% percent or +18.03 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,870.89 up with +0.65% percent or +51.19 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,204.22  with a loss of -0.68% percent or -151.86 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,303.84 with a loss of -1.62% percent or -448.63 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,723.26 with a loss of  -2.08% percent or  -57.71  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,852.00 up with +0.55% percent or +207.10 point at 12:15 PM.

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,204.22  with a loss of -0.68% percent or -151.86 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,303.84 with a loss of -1.62% percent or -448.63 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,723.26 with a loss of  -2.08% percent or  -57.71  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,852.00 up with +0.55% percent or +207.10 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,546.11 with a loss of -0.86% percent or -65.53 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,334.30  with  a loss of -0.20% percent or -24.57  point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,377.98   with a loss of -0.47% percent or -25.42 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 383.01  with a loss of -0.44% percent or -1.70 point.

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