S&P Futures Opening Update as on 19 September 2018

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,910.25 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -1.50 point.Other U.S. stock futures  mixed in pre-market trading for  September 19. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,315.00  up with +0.05% percent or  +14.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,525.50  up with +0.02% percent or +1.25 point.

WEDNESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Investors continue to monitor trade rifts between the U.S. and China. On Today, Washington announced that it would inflict 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, which would rise to 25 percent by year-end.

The news sparked retaliation from Beijing on Tuesday, which announced levies that would target over 5,000 American products — worth $60 billion — that would go into effect next week on September 24, according to Reuters.

TUESDAY’S ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 26,246.96  up with +0.71% percent or +184.84 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,904.31  up with  +0.54% percent or +15.51 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,956.11  up with +0.76% percent or +60.32 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,710.97  up with +0.44% percent or +7.42 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,078.00 up with +0.26% percent or +2.79 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,036.73  up with +0.41% percent or +8.24 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,284.91  up with +0.57% percent or +7.34 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,723.97 up with +0.52% or  +8.99  point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,610.84  up with +0.53% percent or +8.52 point;

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,672.52 up with +1.08% percent or +251.98 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,389.72  up with +1.13% percent or  +305.06 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,730.09  up with +1.12% percent or  +30.14 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,323.79 up with 0.089%  percent or +33.12  point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,319.89 up with +0.27% percent or +19.66 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,181.82  up with +0.20% percent or  +24.15 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,378.85  up with +0.28% percent or  +15.06 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 378.65 up with  +0.07% percent or +0.32 point.

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