The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,910.88 up with +0.51% percent or +14.63 point. Other U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for  June 18.  The Dow Futures is trading at 26,248.00 up  with +0.42% percent or +110.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,630.00  up with +0.91% percent or +69.63 point.


the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to price, was lower at around 2.0492%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also lower at around 2.5387%.

The 10-year Treasury yield briefly dipped to its lowest level since September 2017 during morning trade. It followed dovish comments from European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi.

The ECB chief said the central bank may need to ease monetary policy again over the coming months, possibly through new rate cuts or asset purchases, if inflation doesn’t bounce back toward its target.


For the day the Dow is trading at 26,112.53 up with +0.088% percent or +22.92  point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,889.67 up with +0.093% percent or +2.69 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,845.02   up with +0.62% percent or +48.37 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,532.75 up with +0.67% percent or +10.25 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 924.01 up with +0.048% percent or +0.44 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,899.56 with a loss of -0.019% percent or –0.36 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,277.35 up with +0.23% percent or +2.95 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,699.55  up with +0.15% percent or +2.51 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,599.94  up with +0.11% or +1.74 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,972.71 with a loss of -0.72% percent or -151.29 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,537.29  up with +1.14% percent or +310.13    point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,890.16  up with +0.088% percent or +2.54  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,133.59 up with +0.44% percent or +172.80 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,423.50  up with  +0.90% percent or +66.26 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,225.93 up with +1.16% percent or +146.90 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,466.79 up with +1.41% percent or +75.89  point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 382.08 up  with +0.97% percent or +3.66  point.