U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Tuesday, November 21. The Dow Futures are trading at 23,449.00 for up with +0.23% percent or +0.23% point. The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,587.25 for up with +0.20% percent or +5.25 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,335.13 for up with +0.30% percent or +19.13 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 22,416.48 for up with +0.70% percent or +154.72 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 29,818.07 for up with +1.91% percent or +557.76 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,410.50 for up with +0.53% percent or +18.10 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 33,583.14 for up with +0.67% percent or +223.24 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,399.17 for up with +0.12% percent or +9.13 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 13,124.21 for up with +0.50% percent or +65.55 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,365.68 for up with +0.48% percent or +25.38 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 387.45 for up with +0.27% percent or +1.06 point.
Tuesday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Tuesday, as investors geared up for a new slew of corporate earnings.
In the previous trading session, U.S. equities finished in positive territory, as concerns surrounding tax reform in the country eased. The Dow Jones industrial average rose over 70 points by the close Monday.
On Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump said before a cabinet meeting that his administration was going to “give the American people a huge tax cut for Christmas,” according to Associated Press.
U.S. market were higher on Monday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,430.33 for up with +0.31% percent or +72.09 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,582.14 for up with +0.13% percent or +3.29 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,790.71 for up with +0.12% percent or +7.92 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,503.40 for up with +0.71% percent or +10.57 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 915.80 for up with +0.76% percent or +6.89 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,847.21 for up with +0.35% percent or +6.47 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,136.20 for up with +0.07% percent or +0.85 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,531.19 for up with +0.19% percent or +2.86 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,432.11 for up with +0.14% percent or +2.06 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 23,430.33 for up with +0.31% percent or +72.09 point.