U.S. stock futures are lower in pre-market trading for Thursday, August 03.The Dow Futures are trading at 21,943.50 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -13.50 point.The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,471.25 with a loss of -0.09% percent or -2.25 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,914.62 for up with +0.07% percent or +3.87 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 20,029.26 with a loss of –0.25% percent or –50.78 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,541.99 with a loss of –0.24% percent or –65.39 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,269.79 with a loss of –0.46% percent or –15.27 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 32,329.39 with a loss of –0.45% percent or –147.35 point at 12:15 PM . In Europe, the FTSE 100 are trading at 7,455.51 for up with +0.59% percent or +44.08 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,155.54 with a loss of –0.21% percent or –25.94 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,127.78 for up with +0.40% percent or +20.53 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 378.73 for up with +0.02% percent or +0.06 point.
Thursday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Thursday, a day after the Dow Jones industrial average broke the 22,000 milestone for the first time ever.
Dow futures slipped 7 points, while S&P and Nasdaq futures traded 1.5 points lower and 4.25 points higher, respectively.
The 30-stock index was propelled above 22,000 largely by Apple, which had reported strong quarterly results.
U.S. market were mixed on Wednesday. For the day The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 22,016.24 for up with +0.24% percent or +52.32 point.The S&P 500 closed at 2,477.57 for up with +1.22 percent or +0.05% point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,362.64 with 0.00% percent or 0.29 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,412.90 with a loss of -1.08% percent or -15.43 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 854.34 with a loss of –1.35% percent or –11.72 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,752.51 with a loss of –0.69% percent or –12.11 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,094.92 for up with +0.23% percent or +2.51 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,464.49 with a loss of –0.09% percent or –1.36 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,371.73 with a loss of –0.01% percent or –0.16 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 22,016.24 for up with +0.24% percent or +52.32 point.