US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,003.62 up with +0.41% percent or +12.12 point. Other U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for October 17.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,037.50 up with +0.36% percent or +97.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,985.75 with +0.47% percent or +37.25 point.
THURSDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
It remains to be seen whether the reaction is short-lived as the politicians go toe-to-toe again at the weekend, but in the meantime the very possibility of an agreed outcome to the painful Brexit saga has resulted in a relief rally, both financial and psychological,” said Richard Hunter, head of markets at Interactive Investor.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,001.98 with a loss of –0.084% percent or –22.82 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,989.69 with a loss –0.20% percent or –5.99 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,124.18 with a loss of –0.30% percent or –24.52 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,525.06 up with +0.12% percent or +1.76 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 945.05 up with +0.29% percent or +2.73 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,922.40 with a loss of –0.099% percent or -1.91 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,326.73 with a loss of –0.13% percent or –1.70 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,748.90 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –4.07 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,650.31 with a loss of –0.26% or -0.26% point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,451.86 with a loss of –0.094% percent or –21.06 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,789.32 up with +0.47% percent or +125.04 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,975.18 with a loss of –0.12% percent or –3.54 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,662.21 up with +0.16% percent or +63.22 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,698.06 up with +0.22% percent or +27.95 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,698.70 up with +0.032% percent or +1.80 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 394.31 up with +0.22% percent or +0.84 point.