US PRE MARKET
The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,108.88 up with +0.16% percent or +4.88 point. Other U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for November 22.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,792.00 up with +0.16% percent or +44.00 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,296.12 up with +0.26% percent or +21.62 point.
FRIDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
“An escalation would certainly destabilize the outlook for the global economy, pushing the current trade skirmishes into a full scale trade war right up to sanctions,” noted Bill Blain of Shard Capital in London. But “the fact Alibaba chose Hong Kong over Shanghai for its successful secondary listing shows Hong Kong still has value as China’s financial centre and gateway – why risk alienating it further?”
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,766.29 with a loss of –0.20% percent or –54.80 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,103.54 with a loss of –0.16% percent or –4.92 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,506.21 with a loss of –0.24% percent or –20.52 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,583.96 with a loss of –0.48% percent or -7.65 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 969.46 with a loss of –0.47% percent or -4.57 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,980.44 with a loss of –0.69% percent or -13.73 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,381.29 with a loss of –0.052% percent or -0.72 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,817.88 with a loss of –0.21% percent or -3.87 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,715.50 with a loss of –0.19% or -3.33 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,112.88 up with +0.32% percent or +74.30 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,534.26 up with +0.25% percent or +67.38 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,885.11 with a loss of –0.64% percent or –18.53 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,357.00 with a loss of –0.54% percent or –218.17 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 13,128.05 with a loss of –0.073% percent or –9.65 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,890.87 UP with +0.16% percent or +9.66 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 403.61 up with +0.35% percent or +0.35% point.