The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,149.38  up with +0.18% percent or +5.63 point.  Other U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for  November 27.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,159.50 up with +0.10% percent or +29.50 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,425.00 up with +0.29% percent or +24.25 point.


Stocks have been sensitive to developments in the long-running U.S.-China trade battle and have been largely in rally mode since October, after Washington and Beijing signaled they were working toward a partial deal aimed at resolving less controversial issues. Still ahead is an important Dec. 15 deadline, when a new round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports are due to take effect.


For the day the Dow is trading at 28,121.68 up with +0.20% percent or +55.21 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,140.52 up with +0.22% percent or +6.88 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,647.93 up with +0.18% percent or +15.44 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,624.23 up with +0.14% percent or +2.33 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 995.57 with a loss of –0.029% percent or -0.29 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,018.02 up with +0.41% percent or +8.32  point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,397.76 up with  +0.20% percent or +2.76 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,842.18 up  with +0.23% percent or +4.27 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,737.00 up with +0.24%  or +4.13  point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,437.77 up with +0.28% percent or +64.45 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,942.69 up with +0.11% percent or +28.77 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,903.19 with a loss of –0.13% percent or –3.87   point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,906.23 up with +0.21% percent or  +84.93 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 13,270.62  up with +0.26% percent or +34.20 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,930.94  up with +0.022% percent or +1.32 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 409.62   up with +0.28% percent or +1.13  point.