S&P Futures Opening Update as on 12 March 2019

  

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,790.12  up with +0.04% percent or +1.12 point. Other U.S. stock futures mixed in pre-market trading for  March 12. The Dow Futures is trading at 25,653.00  with a loss of -0.14% percent or -37.00 point.  The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,201.25 up with +0.13%  percent or +9.00 point.

TUESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

U.S. stock index futures traded slightly higher on Tuesday morning, with Wall Street set to extend the strong gains seen in the previous session.

Monday’s moves came after U.S. major indexes posted their worst weekly performances of 2019 amid growing concerns of a possible economic slowdown around the world.

Investor attention will be firmly focused on the Brexit deal in the U.K. when British Members of Parliament (MPs) vote Tuesday evening on whether to accept or reject May’s deal ahead of the scheduled March 29 departure from the EU.

Back in the U.S., investors will be monitoring a NFIB survey at 6:00 a.m. ET and inflation numbers at 8:30 a.m. ET.

MONDAY’S ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,650.88 with +0.79% percent or +200.64 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,783.30 up with +1.47% percent or +40.23 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,558.06 up with +2.02% percent or +149.92 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,548.88 up with +1.77% percent or +26.99 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 949.24 up with +1.61% percent or +15.06 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,885.29  up with +1.34% percent or +25.01 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,229.57  up with +1.53% percent or +18.53 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,644.87 up with +1.49% percent or +24.18 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,543.39 up with +1.47% percent or +22.36 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,503.69  up with +1.79% percent or +378.60 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,883.59  up with +1.33% percent or +380.29  point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,060.31  up with +1.10% percent or +33.31 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,393.65  up with +0.92% percent or +339.55 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,147.05 up with +0.23% percent or +16.43 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,545.38  up with +0.016% percent or  +8.87 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,267.37   up with +0.027% percent or +1.42 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 373.75 up with +0.07% percent or +0.30 point.

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