Dow Futures Opening Update as on 06 March 2018

U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Monday, March 06.The Dow Futures are trading at 24,932.00 for up with +0.27% percent or +67.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,724.00  for up with +0.20%  percent or +5.50 point.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,903.50  for up with +0.38% percent or +26.00 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 21,417.76  for up with +1.79% percent or  +375.67 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 30,527.34   for up with +2.14% percent or +640.95 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,289.64 for up  with  +1.00% percent or +32.72 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 33,841.92 for up with +0.28% percent or  +95.14  point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,184.10  for up with +0.96% percent or  +68.12 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,222.95  for up with +1.09% percent or +132.08 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,198.69  for up with +0.61% percent or +31.47 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 373.33  for up with +0.66% percent or +0.66% point.

Tuesday’s Factors and Events

U.S. government debt yields rose Tuesday as top Republican lawmakers urged President Donald Trump against tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note rose to 2.881 percent at 4:06 p.m. ET, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was up at 3.151 percent. Bond yields move inversely to prices.

Investors across global markets remained on edge Monday after a surprise announcement came from the U.S. administration last Thursday, when President Donald Trump stated that the U.S. would be imposing new tariffs on aluminum and steel.

Monday’s Activity

U.S. market were higher on Monday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 24,874.76  for up with  +1.37% percent or +336.70 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,720.94  for up with +1.10% percent or +29.69 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,330.70 for up with +1.00% percent or  +72.84 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,546.05  for up with +0.84% percent or +12.88 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 939.46  for up  with +0.73% percent or +6.78 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,897.67 for up with  +1.01% percent or +19.06 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,201.89  for up with +1.08% percent or +12.85 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,608.61  for up with +1.08% percent or +17.23 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,507.15  for up with +1.10% percent or +16.44 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 24,874.76  for up  with +336.70 percent or  -70.92 point.

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