U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for , January 14.The Dow Futures is trading at 23,724.00 with a loss of -0.94% percent or -226.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,570.12 with a loss of -0.96% percent or -24.88 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,530.25 with a loss of -1.25% percent or -82.50 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,359.70 up with +0.97% percent or +195.90 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,252.44 with a loss of -1.56% percent or -414.83 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,535.77 with a loss of -0.71% percent or -18.07 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,761.04 with a loss of -0.69% percent or -248.80 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 6,847.60 with a loss of -1.02% percent or -70.58 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 10,804.35 with a loss of -0.76% percent or -83.11 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 4,736.46 with a loss of – 0.94% percent or -44.88 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 346.18 with a loss of -0.86% percent or -3.02 point.
Monday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures were lower on Monday on the back of ongoing concerns over an economic slowdown in China as we well as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.
At around 05:24 a.m. ET, Dow futures fell 215 points, indicating a negative open of 233.95 points. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were also down.
The moves in pre-market trade come after fresh data out on Monday showed December exports and imports dropping unexpectedly in China. These figures deepened concerns of a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy.
For the day the Dow is trading at 23,995.95 with a loss of -0.025% percent or -5.97 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,596.26 with a loss of -0.015% percent or -0.38 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at +6,971.48 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -14.59 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,447.38 up with +0.14% percent or +1.95 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 902.03 up with +0.29% percent or +2.60 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,763.62 up with +0.13% percent or +2.22 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,149.35 with a loss of -0.010% percent or -0.12 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,531.88 up with +0.0028% percent or +0.043 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,436.99 up with +0.0076% percent or +0.11 point.