The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,222.62  with a loss of -1.12% percent or -36.38 point. Other U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for  Jan 03.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,558.50  with a loss of -0.98% percent or -282.50 point.  The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,773.00 with a loss of -1.34% percent or -118.75 point.


U.S. stock indexes closed at new record highs on the first trading day of 2020, with bulls building on the best year for the S&P 500 since 2013 after a move by China’s central bank aimed at stimulating the country’s economy.


For the day the Dow is trading at 28,868.80  up with +1.16% percent or +330.36 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,257.85 up with +0.84% percent or +27.07 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,092.19 up with +1.33% percent or +119.58  point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,666.77 with a loss of -0.10%  percent or -1.70 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,020.83  with a loss of –0.034% percent or -0.35 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,065.19 up with +0.11% percent or +2.17   point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,458.13 up with +1.11% percent or +15.96 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,906.50 up with +0.75% percent or +14.26 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,798.72 up with +0.81% or +14.52 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,656.62 with a loss of –0.76% percent or -181.10 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,477.51 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –66.01 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,083.79  with a loss of –0.046% percent or –1.41   point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 41,466.03 with a loss of –0.39% percent or –160.61 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 13,164.54  with a loss of –1.65% percent or –221.39 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 6,012.24   with a loss of –0.48% percent or –29.25 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 416.54  with a loss of -0.76% percent or -3.23  point.