U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for , May 22 The Dow Futures is trading at 25,868.50 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -7.50 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,863.88 with a loss of -0.07% percent or -2.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,449.25 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -14.75 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,283.37 up with +0.051% percent or +10.92 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,699.59 up with +0.15% percent or +42.35 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,890.28 with a loss of -0.54% percent or -15.69 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,063.64 up with +0.24% percent or +93.84 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,359.86 up with +0.42% percent or +30.94 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,180.84 up with +0.31% percent or +37.37 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,391.18 up with +0.11% percent or +5.72 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 379.69 up with +0.05% percent or +0.19 point.
Wednesday’s Factors and Events
The U.S. recently added Chinese telecoms giant Huawei to a trade blacklist, which puts curbs on its ability to do business in America. However, some of those restrictions were eased on Monday.
Relief over Washington’s relaxation of curbs against Huawei appeared to help boost U.S. stocks in the previous session.
In corporate news, Lowe’s, Target, and Canadian Imperial Bank are among some of the companies expected to release their latest quarterly results before the opening bell.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,877.33 up with +0.77% percent or +197.43 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,864.36 up with +0.85% percent or +24.13 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,785.72 up with +1.08% percent or +83.35 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,545.25 up with +1.33% percent or +20.28 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 939.63 up with +1.23% percent or +11.40 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,899.74 up with +1.28% percent or +24.05 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,267.75 up with +0.71% percent or +8.90 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,687.58 up with +0.93% percent or +15.48 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,586.86 up with +0.90% or +14.08 point.