U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for Wednesday, June 06. The Dow Futures is trading at 25,153.00 up with +1.33% percent or 331.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,773.50 up with +0.80% percent or +22.00 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,217.25 up with +0.53% percent or +38.00 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,625.73 up with +0.38% percent or +86.19 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 31,259.10 up with +0.53% percent or +165.65 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,115.18  up with +0.031% percent or +0.97 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,178.88 up with +0.79% percent or  275.67 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,712.37up with +0.33% percent or +25.57 (0.33%) point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,830.07 up with +0.34% percent or +42.94 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 0.062% with a loss of –0.062% percent or –3.38 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 386.88 with a loss of –0.00% percent or -0.01 point.

Wednesday’s Factors and Events

Stocks rose on Wednesday as bank shares rallied on higher interest rates, while Boeing rose.

The Dow Jones industrial average closed 346.41 points higher at 25,146.39 with Boeing rising 3.2 percent and contributing the most to the gains. J.P Morgan and Goldman Sachs were also among the biggest contributors of gains. The Dow also closed above 25,000 for the first time since mid-March.

The S&P 500 gained 0.9 percent to finish at 2,772.35 as financials rose 1.9 percent. The benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield rose to 2.98 percent on Wednesday, following yields in Europe after the European Central Bank hinted at winding down its asset-purchasing program.

Tuesday’s Activity

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,098.44 with +1.20% percent or +298.46 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,766.96 up with  +0.66% percent or  +18.16 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,675.60 up with +0.49% percent or  +37.74 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,675.95 up with +0.68% percent or +11.32 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,039.13 up with +0.57% percent or +5.89 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,989.56  up  with +0.77% percent or +15.22 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,219.18 up with  +0.93% percent or +11.26 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,651.26 up with +0.85% percent or + 13.88 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,540.08 up with +0.86% percent or +13.16 point;