S&P Futures Opening Update as on 24 September 2018

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,929.50  with  a loss of -0.14% percent or -4.00 point.  Other U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for  September 24. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,723.00  with  a loss of -0.12% percent or  -31.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,523.25  with  a loss of -0.36% percent or -27.25 point.

MONDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

U.S. government debt prices slipped into the red on Monday.

Global markets remained jittery on Monday as fresh levies that target products in the U.S. and China kick in. Washington inflicted 10 percent of levied duties on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods; this is set to rise to 25 percent by year-end. China has retaliated, targeting duties on more than 5,000 American goods worth a total of $60 billion.

FRIDAY’S ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 26,743.50  up with +0.32% percent or +86.52 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,929.67  with a loss of -0.037% percent or -1.08 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,986.96  with  a loss of -0.51% percent or -41.28 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,712.32   with a loss of -0.46% percent or -7.87 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,074.35 with a loss of -0.52% percent or  -5.57 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,041.36  with a loss of -0.19% percent or -3.84 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,298.14  with  a loss of -0.097% percent or -1.26 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,736.43 with  a loss of -0.089% percent or  -1.54 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,623.33  with  a loss of -0.059% percent or -0.95 point;

WORLD MARKETS

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,869.93 up with +0.82% percent or +195.00 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,472.22  with a loss of – 1.72% percent or  -481.36 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,797.48  up with +2.50% percent or  +68.24 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,307.48 with  a loss of -1.45% percent or -534.12 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,473.09  with a loss of  -0.23% percent or -17.14  point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,386.99  with  a loss of -0.35% percent or  -43.89 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,483.01   with a loss of -0.20% percent or  -11.16 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 383.36  with  a loss of  -0.24% percent or  -0.98  point.

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