The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,940.12  with a loss of -0.05% percent or -1.38 point.  Other U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for  April 29.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,517.00 with 0.00% percent or 0.00% point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,836.75 with a loss of -0.04% percent or -3.50  point.


the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to price, was higher at around 2.5090, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also higher at around 2.9327.

Market participants eagerly await a meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve and the publication of Chinese factory data for further clues on policy direction in the world’s largest economies.

It comes after the U.S. reported stronger-than-anticipated growth over the first three months of the year. Official data showed gross domestic product (GDP) stood at an annualized rate of 3.2% in the first quarter, beating analyst expectations.


For the day the Dow is trading at 26,543.33   up with +0.31% percent or +81.25 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,939.88 up with +0.47%percent or +13.71 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,146.40 up  with +0.34% percent or +27.72 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,591.82  up with +1.03% percent or +16.20 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 972.87 up with +0.91% percent or +8.81 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,973.92 up with +0.96% percent or +18.78 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,304.15  up with +0.43% percent or +5.61 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,732.43  up with +0.54% percent or +9.26 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,628.61  up with +0.50% or +8.10 point

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,258.73 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -48.85 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,813.54  up with +0.70% percent or +208.53   point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,060.51  with a loss of -0.84% percent or -25.89 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,067.33  up with +0.87% percent or +336.47 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,417.01  with  a loss of -0.15% percent or -11.18 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,278.58  with  a loss of -0.30% percent or  -36.60 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,552.39 up with +0.30% percent or +16.96 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 389.94     with a loss of -0.27% percent or -1.07 point.