U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Monday, October 02. The Dow Futures are trading at 22,399.50 for up with +0.24% percent or +53.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,520.25 for up with +0.17% percent or +4.25 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 5,996.88 for up with +0.24% percent or +14.38 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 20,356.28 for up with +0.11% percent or +23.89 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,554.30 for up with +0.48% percent or +132.70 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,348.94 for up with +0.28% percent or +9.30 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 31,283.72 with 0.00% percent or +1.24 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,411.90 for up with +0.53% percent or +39.14 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,860.35 for up with 0.25% percent or +31.49 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,338.21 for up with +0.16% percent or +8.40 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 389.10 for up with +0.24% percent or +0.93 point.
Monday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday morning as investors waited to hear from President Donald Trump and monitored new manufacturing data.
Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 55 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures gained 4.5 points and 14.5 points, respectively.
Trump is set to speak on deregulation efforts on Monday to an audience of regulatory experts in an attempt to showcase what his administration has done to eliminate excessive, job-killing regulations.
U.S. market were higher on Friday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 22,405.09 for up with +0.11% percent or +23.89 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,519.36 for up with +0.37% percent or +9.30 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,495.96 for up with +0.66% percent or +42.51 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,490.86 for up with +0.14% percent or +2.08 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 903.98 for up with +0.23% percent or +2.03 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,795.94 for up with +0.13%percent or +2.31 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,795.94 for up with +0.13% percent or +2.31 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,495.43 for up with +0.34% percent or +5.09 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,396.90 for up with +0.36% percent or +5.00 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 22,405.09 for up with +0.11% percent or +23.89 point.