S&P Futures Opening Update as on 02 October 2018


The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,922.75  with a loss of  -0.25% percent or -7.25 point.  Other U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for  October 02. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,597.00  with a loss of  -0.30% percent or  -81.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,641.25  with  a loss of -0.45% percent or -34.25 point.


U.S. government debt prices posted gains on Tuesday.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was lower at around 3.052 percent at 5:15 a.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was in the red at 3.209 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.

While no major economic data is due Tuesday, investors will be turning their attention to the central banking space, as a number of members of the Federal Reserve are due to speak.

Fed Chair Jerome Powell is scheduled to deliver remarks at the 60th NABE annual meeting in Boston. He is expected to comment on the outlook for inflation and employment.


For the day the Dow is trading at 26,651.21  up with +0.73% percent or +192.90 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,924.59 up with +0.36% percent or +10.61  point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,037.30  with a loss of -0.11% percent or -9.05 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at1,672.99   with a loss of  -1.39% percent or -23.58 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,046.64  with a loss of -1.44% percent or  -15.28 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,004.19 with a loss of -0.76% percent or -15.36 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,300.84  up with  +0.51% percent or +6.57 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,729.20 up with +0.15% percent or +2.67 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,619.09 up with  +0.28% percent or +4.55 point;


In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 24,270.62 up with +0.10% percent or +24.86 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,113.60  with  a loss of -2.43% percent or -674.92 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,821.35  up with +1.06% percent or  +29.58 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,526.14 up with  +0.83% percent or +299.00 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,469.09 with  a loss of -0.35% percent or -26.58 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,243.02 with a loss of – 0.78% percent or -96.01 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,467.37   with a loss of -0.72% percent or  -39.44 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 381.67  with a loss of  -0.59% percent or -2.28 point.



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