Dow Futures Opening Update as on 08 Sepember 2017

U.S. stock futures are lower in pre-market trading for Friday, September 08. The Dow Futures are trading at 21,730.50 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -67.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,459.00 with a loss of -0.30% percent or -7.50 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,956.25 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -13.75 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,   Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 19,274.82 with a loss of –0.63% percent or –121.70 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,645.15 for up with  +0.44% percent or +122.23 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,363.67 with a loss of –0.05% percent or –1.83 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 31,713.99 for up with +0.16% percent or +51.25 point at 12:15 PM. In Europe, The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,365.51 with  a loss of –0.43% percent or –32.33 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,296.26  with 0.00% percent or –0.37 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,101.92  with a loss of  –0.24% percent or –12.44 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 374.64  with -0.08% percent or -0.26 point.

Friday’s Factors and Events

U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Friday, as investors took note of the weaker trading seen overseas, while awaiting more data releases.

Dow Jones industrial average futures declined 90 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures pulled back 9.25 points and 20 points, respectively.

When it comes to data, wholesale trade is set to come out at 10:00 a.m. ET, followed by consumer credit at 3:00 p.m. ET. Meanwhile in earnings, Kroger is set to report before the bell.

Thursday’s Activity

U.S. market were mixed on Thursday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 21,784.78  with a loss of –0.10% percent or –22.86 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,465.10 with a loss of –0.02% percent or –0.44 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,397.87 for up with +0.07% percent or +4.55 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,398.67  with a loss of -0.25% percent or -3.52 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 837.41  with a loss of –0.30% percent or –2.53 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,713.58 with a loss of –0.35% percent or –6.09 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,090.41  with 0.00% percent or –0.03 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,456.83  with  a loss of  –0.06% percent or –0.95 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,365.09  with a loss of –0.05% percent or –0.68 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 21,784.78  with a loss of –0.10% percent or –22.86 point.

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