U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Wednesday, November 29. The Dow Futures are trading at 23,888.00 for up with +0.32% percent or +77.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,629.50 for up with +0.13% percent or +3.50 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,427.38 for up with +0.11% percent or +7.37 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 22,565.58 for up with +0.35% percent or +79.34 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 29,676.23 with a loss of –0.02% percent or –4.62 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,326.38 with a loss of -00.22% percent or –7.27 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 33,667.48 for up with +0.14% percent or +47.67 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,418.99 with a loss of -0.56% percent or –41.66 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 13,184.24 for up with +0.95% percent or +124.71 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,424.5 for up with +0.63% percent or +34.10 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 390.037 for up with +0.78% percent or +3.02 point.
Wednesday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open Wednesday, as Wall Street looked to build on a strong performance from the previous session.
Dow Jones industrial average futures gained 73 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures gained 3.25 points and 6 points, respectively.
In the previous session, U.S. stocks closed at record highs, with the Dow Jones industrial average closing 255.93 points higher at 23,836.71. Equities were boosted after news emerged that the Senate took a step towards passing a bill aimed at reforming the U.S. tax code
U.S. market were higher on Tuesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 23,836.71 for up with +1.09% percent or +255.93 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,627.04 for up with +0.98% percent or +25.62 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,912.36 for up with +0.49% percent or +33.84 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,536.43 for up with +1.53% percent or +23.12 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 937.77 with for up 1+.69% percent or +15.59 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,880.26 for up with +1.30% percent or +24.15 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,158.57 for up with +1.00% percent or +11.46 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,557.90 for up with +1.01% percent or +15.61 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,456.56 for up with +0.97% percent or +13.99 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 23,836.71 for up with +1.09% percent or +255.93 point.