S&P Futures Opening Update as on 29 August 2018

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,899.25 with 0.00% percent or  0.00 point. Other U.S. stock futures  mixed in pre-market trading for  August 29. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,073.00 with a loss of  -0.05% percent or  -12.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,589.25  up with +0.15% percent or +11.00 point.

WEDNESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

U.S. government debt prices ticked higher on Wednesday.

Mortgage applications are due out at 7 a.m. ET, with pending home sales figures for July due out at 10 a.m. ET. A vital piece of information that is likely to shake up markets Wednesday is the second estimate for the second quarter’s gross domestic product (GDP) data, which is due out at 8:30 a.m. ET.

On the auctions front, the U.S. Treasury is scheduled to auction $31 billion in seven-year notes and $17 billion in two-year floating rate notes (FRNs). No sizes of impending auctions are set to be announced.

TUESDAY’S ACTIVITY

U.S. market were higher on Tuesday.For the day the Dow is trading at 26,064.02 up with +0.055% percent or 14.38 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,897.52 up with +0.027%percent or +0.78 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,030.04 up with +0.15% percent or +12.14  point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,728.42 up with +0.00091% percent or +0.016 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,092.64 with a loss of -0.029% percent or -0.32 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,043.94  with a loss of -0.0059% percent or -0.12 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,283.24  with a loss of -0.016% percent or -0.21 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,722.84 up with +0.041% percent or +0.71 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,608.36  up with +0.045% percent or +0.72 point;

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,848.22 up with +0.15% percent or +34.75 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,325.33  with  a loss of -0.093% percent or  -26.29 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,767.04 with a loss of -0.39% percent or -10.94  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,883.18  with a loss of -0.035% percent or  -13.45  point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,589.10   with a loss of -0.37% percent or -28.12 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,520.74   with a loss of -0.053% percent or -6.68  point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,485.95 up with +0.018% percent or +0.96 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 385.49 up with +0.01% percent or +0.03  point.

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