S&P Futures Opening Update as on 06 November 2018

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,731.75  with a loss of -0.28% percent or -7.75 point. Other U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for  November 06.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,382.00  with a loss of -0.23% percent or -59.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,913.50 with a loss of -0.52% percent or -36.00 point.

TUESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

U.S. stock futures traded mixed on Tuesday as voters are set to head to the polls for a midterm election which could send ripples throughout capital markets.

Focus is very much attuned to Tuesday’s midterm elections. The Democrats are broadly forecast to take the House while the GOP is expected to maintain its slim majority in the Senate. This outcome would likely be seen as positive for U.S. equity markets as, historically, stocks have made solid gains in the event of a government gridlock.

MONDAY’S ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,461.70  up with +0.76% percent or  +190.87 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,738.31 up with +0.56% percent or +15.25 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,328.85 with a loss of -0.38% percent or -28.14  point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,547.51 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -0.47 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 974.74 up with +0.13% percent or +1.31 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,870.39 up with +0.43% percent or +7.99 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,217.50 up with +0.56% percent or +6.76 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,615.69 up  with +0.45% percent or +7.23 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,514.04 up with +0.49% percent or +7.34  point;

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,147.75   up with +1.14% percent or +248.76 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,120.96  up with +0.72%percent or +186.57 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,659.36  with a loss of -0.23% percent or  -6.07 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,022.02 up with  +0.20% percent or +71.10 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,080.71  with  a loss of -0.33% percent or -23.13 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,453.68 with a loss of – 0.36% percent or -41.28 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,081.54  with a loss of -0.39%  percent or -19.85  point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 362.64 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -0.83 point.

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