The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,078.38  with a loss of -0.39% percent or -12.12 point. Other U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for  November 11.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,521.00 with a loss of -0.40% percent or -110.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,218.62 with a loss of -0.47% percent or -38.63 point.


But the latest doubts about resolving the trade war were unable to upend the week’s overall stock market rally, which gained steam after China’s Ministry of Commerce said an agreement had been achieved to jointly eliminate some tariffs in stages as a part of the phase-one pact.

“There is a lot of noise that can distract people but when it comes down to it, when you set aside politics and social concerns, markets are driven by fundamentals,” Kevin Philip, managing director at Los Angeles-based Bel-Air Investment Advisors told MarketWatch.


For the day the Dow is trading at 27,681.24 up with +0.023% percent or +6.44 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,093.08 up with +0.26% percent or +7.90 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,475.31 up with +0.48% percent or +40.80 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,598.86 up with +0.31% percent or +4.87 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 988.56 up with +0.11% percent or  +1.04 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,998.39 up with +0.29% percent or +5.75  point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,379.11 up with +0.31% percent or +4.31 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,811.45 up with +0.28% percent or +5.13 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,707.89 up with +0.28%  or +4.81 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,331.84 with a loss of –0.26% percent or –60.03 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,852.82 with a loss of –2.89% percent or –798.32 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,909.97 with a loss of –1.83% percent or –54.21   point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,217.63 with a loss of –0.26% percent or –105.98 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 13,168.66   with a loss of –0.45% percent or –59.62 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,880.29  with a loss of  –0.16% percent or –9.41 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 403.51  with a loss of -0.47% percent or -1.91  point.