U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Wednesday, December 06. The Dow Futures are trading at 24,130.00 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -47.50 point.The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,624.50 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -3.75 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,240.76 with a loss of -0.49% percent or -30.99 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 22,177.04 with a loss of –1.97% percent or –445.34 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 28,389.45 with a loss of -1.57% percent or –452.01 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,293.96 with a loss of –0.29% percent or -9.71 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 32,680.72 with a loss of –0.37% percent or +121.61 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,317.20 with a loss of –0.14% percent or –10.30 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,918.14 with a loss of –1.00% percent or -129.07 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,345.25 with a loss of –0.56% percent or –30.28 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 384.19 with a loss of -0.66% percent or -2.52 point.
Wednesday’s Factors and Events
U.S. government debt prices were lower on Tuesday, as investors geared up for the latest in economic data and auctions news.
The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note sat higher at around 2.383 percent at 5:05 a.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was up at 2.777 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.On the data front, international trade figures will come out at 8:30 a.m. ET, followed by services PMI (purchasing managers’ index) data at 9:45 a.m. ET, and then the non-manufacturing ISM report on business and the Quarterly Financial Report (QFR) at 10 a.m. ET.
U.S. market were lower on Tuesday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,180.64 with a loss of –0.45% percent or –109.41 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,629.57 with a loss of –0.37% percent or –9.87 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,762.21 with a loss of –0.19% percent or –13.15 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,516.76 with a loss of -1.02% percent or -15.65 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 928.08 with a loss of -1.06% percent or -9.93 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,879.13 with a loss of -0.79% percent or –14.94 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,162.64 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -3.35 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,556.80 with a loss of –0.44% percent or –6.90 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,456.994 with a loss of – 0.39% percent or -5.759 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 24,180.64 with –0.45% percent or –109.41 point.