S&P Futures Opening Update as on 21 January 2019

  

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,659.88  with a loss of -0.43% percent or -11.62 point. Other U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for  January 21.The Dow Futures is trading at 24,576.00 with a loss of  -0.45% percent or -111.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,761.00  with a loss of -0.47% percent or -31.75 point.

MONDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The latest trade developments came after the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the U.S. could ease trade tariffs against China. The suggestion reportedly came from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, but faced backlash from U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Wall Street rallied on the news but pared some of those gains after a senior government official told CNBC that Mnuchin had not made any such recommendations.

FRIDAY’S ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 24,706.35 up with +2.06% percent or +499.19 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,670.71 up with +1.32% percent or +34.75 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,157.23 up with +1.03% percent or +72.76 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,482.50  up with +1.04% percent or +15.25 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 924.28 up with +1.00% percent or +9.15 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,817.25 up with +1.40% percent or +25.05point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,181.55  up with +1.17% percent or +13.69 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,575.36  up with +1.29% percent or + 20.02 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,478.25  up with +1.31% percent or +19.06 point

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,  Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 220,719.33 with +0.26% percent or +53.26 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,176.94  with 0.32% percent or -102.95 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,610.51 up with +0.56% percent or  +14.50  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,627.58  up with +0.66% percent or +240.97 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 6,985.26 up with +0.24% percent or +16.93 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,158.16 with  a loss of -0.42% percent or -47.38 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 4,869.55 with a loss of – 0.13% percent or -6.38 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 356.25  with a loss of  -0.22% percent or -0.78 point.

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