Dow Futures Opening Update as on 24 April 2018

U.S. stock futures  higher in pre-market trading for Tuesday, April 24.The Dow Futures is trading at 24,445.00  up with +0.13% percent or +31.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at  2,674.75 up with +0.13% percent or +3.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,670.75 up  with +0.06% percent or +3.75 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,278.12 up with +0.86% percent or +190.08  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,511.07 up with +0.85% percent or +256.67  point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,120.67 up with +1.72% percent or  +52.66 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,575.40 up with +0.36% percent or +124.63  point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,429.72  up with +0.42% percent or +30.85 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,579.61  up with +0.057% percent or +7.22 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,429.10  with a loss of -0.17% percent or ?9.44 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 383.26 up with +0.03% percent or +0.17 point.

Tuesday’s Factors and Events

Stocks fell on Monday as tech shares declined, while investors fretted over higher interest rates. Wall Street also zeroed in on the busiest week of the earnings season.

The Dow Jones industrial average closed 14.25 points lower at 24,448.69 — notching its first four-day losing streak since March — with Goldman Sachs as the worst-performing stock in the index.

The Nasdaq composite pulled back 0.3 percent to close at 7,128.60, its third straight decline, as Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet all closed lower. The S&P 500 closed flat at 2,670.29 as a 0.4 percent decline in tech offset a 1.1 percent gain in telecommunications.

Monday’s Activity

U.S. market were lower on Monday.For the day the Dow is trading at 24,448.69 with a loss of  -0.058% percent or  -14.25 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,670.29  up with +0.0056% percent or +0.15 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,128.60 with a loss of -0.25% percent or  –17.52 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,562.12  with a loss of -0.13% percent or -2.00 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 961.77 up with +0.0010% percent or +0.010 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,900.96 up with +0.024% percent or +0.46 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,170.43  with a loss of -0.0017% percent or -0.020 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,584.05  with a loss of -0.021% percent or  –0.33 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,481.00  with a loss of -0.012% percent or -0.18 point;

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