U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for , October 10.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,479.00 with a loss of -0.01% percent or -2.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,887.75 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -0.50 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,391.75 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -7.25 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,506.04 up with +0.16% percent or +36.65 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,290.83 up with +0.45% percent or +117.92 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,721.41 up with +0.015% percent or +0.40 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,677.65 up with +1.10% percent or+378.18 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,235.93 with a loss of -0.023% percent or -1.66 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,945.11 with a loss of – 0.27% percent or -32.11 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,294.84 with a loss of -0.45% percent or -23.71 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 372.34 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -0.61 point.
Wednesday’s Factors and Events
Markets around the world continue to keep a close eye on the bond markets this week, as U.S. bond yields continue to extend gains. After the long holiday weekend, Tuesday saw the benchmark 10-year Treasury yield notch a fresh seven-year high during trade, before paring its gains.
The 30-year bond yield also reached its highest point since 2014. Concerns surrounding rising interest rates continue to keep investors on edge, as market participants debate what this could mean for the domestic economy and monetary policy going forward.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,430.57 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -56.21 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,880.34 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -4.09 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,738.02 up with +0.027% percent or +2.07 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,621.87 with a loss of -0.47% percent or ?7.65 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,015.94 with a loss of- 0.41% percent or -4.19 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,956.85 with a loss of -0.56% percent or -11.08 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,283.60 with a loss of -0.021% percent or ?0.27 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,697.83 with a loss of -0.19% or -3.31 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,591.34 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -2.75 point;