U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Thursday, November 02. The Dow Futures are trading at 2,579.36 for up with +0.16% percent or +4.10 point. The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 23,435.00 for up with +0.25% percent or +57.77 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,716.53 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -11.14 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 22,539.12 for up with +0.53% percent or +119.04 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 28,518.64 with a loss of –0.26% percent or –75.42 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,383.31 with a loss of –0.37% percent or –12.60 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 33,573.22 with a loss of –0.08% percent or –27.05 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,539.22 for up with +0.67% percent or +50.48 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 13,444.45 with a loss of –0.16% percent or –21.06 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,506.54 with a loss of – 0.14% percent or –7.75 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 395.37 with -0.35% percent or -1.38 point.
Thursday’s Factors and Events
.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open Thursday, as investors geared up for more earnings and awaited any key news concerning the U.S. central bank.
Dow Jones industrial average fell 9 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures slipped 2.25 points and 2.75 points, respectively. The major indexes hit intraday record highs in the previous session.
On Thursday, a fresh cluster of corporate earnings are set to be released during the day.
U.S. market were mixed on Wednesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,435.01 for up with +0.25% percent or +57.77 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,579.36 for up with +0.16% percent or +4.10 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,716.53 with a loss of –0.17% percent or –11.14 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,492.78 with a loss of -0.67% percent or -9.99 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 906.42 with a loss of –0.62% percent or –5.62 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,830.10 with a loss of –0.27% percent or –5.00 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,140.13 for up with +0.29% percent or +3.30 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,527.51 for up with +0.07% percent or +1.02 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,429.22 for up with +0.13% percent or +1.82 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 23,435.01 for up with +0.25% percent or +57.77 point.