Dow Futures Opening Update as on 05 July 2017

U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Wednesday, July 05.The Dow Futures are trading at 21,442.50 for up with +0.03% percent or +6.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,426.12 for up with +0.06% percent or +1.50 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,576.50  with a loss of -0.23% percent or -12.75 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 20,081.63 for up with  +0.25% percent or +49.28 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 25,491.23 for up with  +0.40% percent or  +102.22 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,204.61 for up with  +0.69% percent or  +21.81 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 31,213.01 for up with  0.01% percent or +3.22 point at 12:15 PM . In Europe, the FTSE 100 are trading at 7,367.01 for up with  +0.13% percent or +9.78 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,439.59 for up with  +0.02% percent or +2.35 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,184.17 for up with  +0.20% percent or +10.26 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 382.76 for up with +0.12% percent or +0.51 point.

Wednesday’s Factors and Events

Stock index futures came well off session lows after Hillary Clinton conceded the presidential election to Donald Trump.

Dow futures were about 190 points lower after earlier falling 800 points. Stock futures fell and bonds rallied as markets feared Donald Trump could pull off an upset and take the White House.

Just before midnight ET, S&P 500 futures and Nasdaq 100 futures plunged more than 5 percent. Around 8:03 a.m. ET, they held about 23 points lower and 76 points lower, respectively.

 That was just above levels identified as “limit down” by the CME, which confirmed to CNBC that S&P and Nasdaq futures can trade above but not below those prices until 9:30 a.m., ET, when the Wednesday U.S. trading session begins.

Tuesday’s Activity

U.S. market indexes were mixed on Tuesday.For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,479.27 for up with +0.61% percent or +129.64 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,429.01 for up with +0.23% percent or +5.60 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,110.06 with a loss of –0.49% percent or -30.36 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,426.68 for up with + 0.80% percent or +11.32 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 863.34 for up with +0.88% percent or +7.49 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,758.04 for up with +0.65% percent or +11.39 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,070.50 for up with +0.26% percent or +2.79 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,441.00 for up with of +0.29% percent or +4.18 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,346.86 for up with +0.25% percent or +3.34 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,479.27 for up with +0.61% percent or 129.64 point.

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