Dow Futures Opening Update as on 08 May 2018

U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for Tuesday, May 08.The Dow Futures is trading at 24,246.00 with a loss of -0.27% percent or -65.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,662.75  with a loss of -0.27% percent or -7.25 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,806.25 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -19.75 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,508.69 up with +0.18% percent or +41.53 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,402.81 up  with +1.36% percent or +408.55 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,161.50 up with +0.79% percent or +24.85 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,221.50 up with +0.036% percent or +12.69  point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,576.11 up with +0.12% percent or +8.97 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,888.85  with a loss of -0.46% percent or  -59.29 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,507.36 with a loss of -0.43% percent or  23.84 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 388.71   with a loss of -0.20% percent or -0.74 point.

Tuesday’s Factors and Events

The moves in pre-market trade come as global markets remain on edge, awaiting an announcement by President Donald Trump on the future of an international nuclear agreement.

 In the past, Trump has often threatened to withdraw the U.S. from the Iran deal — which lifted sanctions on the Middle Eastern nation, in return for the country to pull back on its nuclear ambitions — unless allies in Europe amend what he sees as shortcomings of the agreement.

Monday’s Activity

U.S. market were higher on Monday.For the day the Dow is trading at 24,357.32 up with +0.39% percent or +94.81 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,672.63  up with +0.35% percent or +9.21 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,265.21 up with +0.77% percent or  +55.60 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,578.95 up  with +0.85% percent or +13.34 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 966.49  up with +0.79% percent or  +7.57 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,907.92 up with +0.55% percent or +10.47   point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,174.26 up with +0.39% percent or +4.62 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,587.44 up with +0.42% percent or +6.68 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,483.10 up with +0.39% percent or +5.71 point;

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