U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Tuesday, March 13.The Dow Futures are trading at 25,285.00 for up with +0.19% percent or +47.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,793.50 for up with +0.16% percent or +4.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 7,169.00 for up with +0.05% percent or +3.25 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 21,968.10 for up with +0.66% percent or +144.07 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 31,543.49 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -50.84 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,310.24 with a loss of -0.49% percent or -16.46 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 33,662.53 for up with +0.30% percent or +100.87 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,215.95 for up with +0.02% percent or +1.19 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 12,437.60 for up with +0.15% percent or +19.21 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,301.19 for up with +0.46% percent or +24.48 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 379.59 for up with +0.10% percent or +0.38 point.
Tuesday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures posted slight gains ahead of Tuesday’s open with investors monitoring some key economic data.
Around 5:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures were up 53 points, indicating a rise of 80.39 points at the open. The Nasdaq and the S&P 500 futures also indicated a positive open for their respective markets.
The moves in pre-market trade came after Wall Street finished mostly lower Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average falling more than 150 points, as concerns surrounding a potential trade war resurfaced.
U.S. market were mixed on Monday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 25,178.61 with a loss of -0.62% percent or -157.13 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,783.02 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -3.55 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,588.32 for up with +0.36% percent or +27.51 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,601.06 for up with +0.25% percent or +3.91 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 974.13 for up with + 0.40% percent or +3.87 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,951.24 for up with +0.11% percent or + 2.18 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,227.61 with a loss of -0.11% percent or -1.36 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,647.41 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -1.05 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,542.12 with a loss of -0.09% percent or -1.37 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 25,178.61 with a loss of -0.62% percent or -157.13 point.