Dow Futures Opening Update as on 25 October 2017

U.S. stock futures are mixed in pre-market trading for Wednesday, October 25. The Dow Futures are trading at 23,385.50 with a loss of -0.07% percent or -17.50 point.The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,563.50 with a loss of -0.15% percent or -3.75 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,069.63 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -9.87 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,  Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 21,707.62  with a loss of –0.45% percent or –97.55 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 28,281.48 for up with +0.45% percent or  +126.51 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,396.90 for up with +0.26% percent or  +8.65 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 32,974.94 for up with +1.13% percent or +367.60 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,501.52  with a loss of –0.33% percent or –25.02 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 13,005.50 with a loss of –0.06% percent or  –7.69 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,407.50  for up with +0.24% percent or +12.71 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 389.93 for up  with +0.15% percent or  +0.60 point.

Wednesday’s Factors and Events

U.S. stock index futures are expected to begin Wednesday’s trade on a relatively mixed note, as investors pause for breath amid an extremely busy week for corporate earnings.

Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 4 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures slipped 2 points and 6.75 points, respectively.

The Dow Jones industrial average ticked sharply higher in the previous session, closing up 167.8 points following positive quarterly results from the likes of Caterpillar and 3M.

Corporate earnings continue to come in thick and fast today, with a slew of major brands set to publish their latest financial figures.

Visa, Coca-Cola, Sirius XM and Anthem are just a few of the companies that reported before the bell Wednesday. Dow-component Boeing is set to report later in the day.

Tuesday’s Activity

U.S. market were higher on Tuesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,441.76 for up with   +0.72% percent or +167.80 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,569.13  for up with +0.16% percent or +4.15 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,598.43  for up with +0.18% percent or + 11.60 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,500.42 for up with +0.20% percent or +2.93 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 911.15 for up with +0.26% percent or +2.38 point. the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,831.19 for up with +0.34% percent or +6.28 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,131.82 for up with +0.15% percent or +1.67 point. the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,522.88 for up with +0.16% percent or +2.49 point. the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,423.93 for up with +0.16% percent or +2.30 point. and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 23,441.76 for up with  +0.72% percent or +167.80 point.

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