S&P Futures Opening Update as on 06 December 2018

 

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,660.62  with a loss of -1.52% percent or -41.13 point.  Other U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for  December 06.The Dow Futures is trading at 24,650.00  with a loss of -1.58% percent or -396.00 point.  The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,652.00  with a loss of  -2.22 percent or -151.25 point.

THURSDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The yield on the three-year Treasury note surpassed its five-year counterpart on Monday. When a so-called yield curve inversion happens — short-term yields trading above longer-term rates — a recession could follow, though it is often years away after the signal triggers. Still, many traders believe the inversion won’t be official until the 2-year yield rises above the 10-year yield, which has not happened yet.

WEDNESDAY’S ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,027.07 with a loss of -3.10% percent or -799.36 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,700.06 with a loss of                  -3.24% percent or -90.31 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,158.43   with a loss of  -3.80% percent or -283.09 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,480.75 with a loss of -4.40% percent or −68.21  point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 925.06  with a loss of -4.61% percent or -44.71 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,826.62  with a loss of – 3.62% percent or -68.70 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,197.48  with a loss of -3.32% percent or -41.15 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,589.08  with a loss of -3.34% percent or -54.83 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,492.29  with a loss of -3.25% percent or -50.16 point;

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,501.62 with a loss of -1.91% percent or -417.71 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,098.07  with  a loss of -2.69% percent or -721.61 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,605.18 with  a loss of -1.68%  percent or  -44.62 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,556.84  with a loss of  -0.90% percent or -322.53 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 6,746.62  with a loss of  -2.53% percent or -2.53% point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 10,926.48 with a loss of -2.44% percent or -273.76 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 4,826.54 with a loss of -2.38% percent or -117.82 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 346.16   with a loss of  -2.29% percent or -8.16  point.

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