U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for , March 26.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,708.00 up with +0.51% percent or +131.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,819.62 up with +0.45% percent or +12.62 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,385.62 up with +0.41% percent or +30.37 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,428.39 up with +2.15% percent or +451.28 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,482.85 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -40.50 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,997.10 with a loss of -1.51% percent or -45.94 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,854.39 up with +0.12% percent or +48.58 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,198.20 up with +0.29% percent or +20.62 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,360.63 up with +0.12% percent or +13.98 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,292.12 up with +0.60% percent or +31.48 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 375.96 up with +0.44% percent or +1.63 point.
Tuesday’s Factors and Events
Wall Street closed Monday with small gains. News that the special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump colluded with Russia in the 2016 presidential race bolstered the markets by removing some uncertainty. Investors were also hopeful that with the Mueller investigation out of the way, Trump will turn his attention to cementing trade deals. Overall, however, concerns regarding the global economy capped market gains.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,516.83 up with +0.057% percent or +14.51 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,798.36 with a loss of -0.084% percent or -2.35 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,637.54 with a loss of -0.067% percent or -5.13 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,512.86 up with +0.46% percent or +6.94 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 922.32 up with +0.46% percent or +4.23 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,858.22 up with +0.17%percent or +3.23 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,237.23 with a loss of -0.15% percent or -1.86 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,648.15 with a loss of -0.055% percent or -0.90 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,549.50 with a loss of -0.094% percent or -1.46 point.