S&P Futures Opening Update as on 14 June 2019

 

US PRE MARKET

The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,883.88  with a loss of -0.37% percent or -10.62 point.  Other U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for  June 14. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,056.00  with a loss of -0.23% percent or -61.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,457.50  with a loss of -0.87% percent or -65.25 point.

FRIDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

The weakness in the Australian dollar has pushed investors to unwind some of their carry trades, where speculators borrow in a low-yielding currency such as the Swiss franc and invest in relatively higher-yielding ones such as the Australian dollars.

The Australian dollar/Swiss franc cross, a barometer for such speculative bets, has fallen nearly 6% in eight weeks, indicating hedge funds were losing money on such bets.

THURSDAY’S ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 26,106.77 up with +0.39% percent or +101.94 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,891.64 up with +0.41%percent or +11.80 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,837.13   up with +0.57%  percent or +44.41 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,535.80 up with +1.05% percent or +16.01 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 932.22 up with +1.13% percent or +10.39 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,912.45  up with +0.56% percent or +10.73 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,275.45 up with +0.40% percent or +5.06 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,701.40  up with +0.47% percent or +7.88 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,601.57  up with +0.42% or +6.73 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,116.89 up with +0.40% percent or +84.89 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,071.89  with a loss of -0.82% percent or -224.34    point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,881.97  with a loss of -0.99% percent or -28.77  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,599.66  with a loss of -0.36% percent or -141.70 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,326.34  with  a loss of -0.57% percent or -42.23 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,068.37 with a loss of -0.83% percent or -100.68 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,349.25 with a loss of -0.49% percent or -26.38  point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 377.79 with a loss of -0.67% percent or -2.52  point.

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