U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Monday, December 11. The Dow Futures are trading at 24,391.00 for up with +0.23% percent or +55.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,657.25 for up with +0.12% percent or +3.25 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,369.26 for up with +0.17% percent or +10.76 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 22,938.73 for up with +0.56% percent or +127.65 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 28,965.29 for up with +1.14% percent or +325.44 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,322.20 for up with +0.98% percent or +32.20 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 33,441.98 for up with +0.58% percent or +191.83 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,437.52 for up with +0.59% percent or +43.56 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 13,169.35 for up with +0.12% percent or +15.65 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,398.36 with a loss of –0.01% percent or –0.72 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 389.51 for up with +0.07% percent or +0.27 point.
Monday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Monday, as investors kept an eye on the latest bitcoin moves.
Dow Jones industrial average futures rose 42 points, while S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100 futures gained 1.75 points and 6.5 points, respectively.
In the previous session, U.S. equities finished on a positive note, following the release of a U.S. jobs report that was stronger than the market expected.
U.S. market were higher on Friday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,329.16 for up with +0.49% percent or +117.68point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,651.50 for up with +0.55% percent or +14.52 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 6,840.08 for up with +0.40% percent or +27.24 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,521.72 for up with +0.08% percent or +1.26 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 928.11 with a loss of –0.05% percent or –0.42 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,890.86 for up with +0.39% percent or +7.36 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,170.82 for up with +0.53% percent or +6.22 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,569.36 for up with +0.51% percent or +8.01 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,469.31 for up with +0.55% percent or +8.01 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 24,329.16 for up with +0.49% percent or +117.68 point.