U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for , February 11.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,170.00 up with +0.35% percent or +89.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,716.38 up with +0.37% percent or +10.13 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 6,949.75 up with +0.48% percent or +33.00 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,333.17 with a loss of -2.01% percent or -418.11 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,102.03 up with +0.56% percent or +155.71 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,652.04 up with +1.29% percent or +33.81 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,418.85 with a loss of -0.35% percent or -127.63 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,111.88 up with +0.58% percent or +40.70 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,009.25 up with +0.94% percent or +102.47 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,013.02 up with +1.04% percent or +51.39 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 361.24 up with +0.89% percent or +3.16 point.
Monday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures were higher early Monday, as investors monitored trade talks and political developments.
There is also a growing focus on a potential second government shutdown, given that Democrats and Republicans remain at odds over border policy. President Donald Trump tweeted this weekend “I actually believe they (Democrats) want a shutdown.”
Meanwhile, traders will monitor further earnings reports. Restaurant Brands International, CNA Financial Corporation and Kemper are among those expected to report their latest quarterly figures before the opening bell.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,106.33 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -63.20 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,707.88 up with +0.068% percent or +1.83 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,298.20 up with +0.14% percent or +9.85 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,333.17 with a loss of -2.01% percent or -418.11 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,143.84 up with +0.71% percent or +197.52 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,653.90 up with +1.36% percent or +35.66 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,395.03 with a loss of -0.41% percent or -151.45 point at 12:15 PM.