U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for , June 21 The Dow Futures is trading at 26,730.50 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -43.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,953.62 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -6.38 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,743.50 with a loss of -0.38% percent or -29.25 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,258.64 with a loss of -0.95% percent or -204.22 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,473.71 with a loss of -0.27% percent or -76.72 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,001.98 up with +0.50% percent or +14.86 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,258.37 with a loss of -0.87% percent or -343.26 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,431.76 up with +0.099% percent or +7.32 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,329.72 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -25.67 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,534.29 with a loss of -0.023% percent or –1.27 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 384.97 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -1.10 point.
Friday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures traded slightly lower on Friday amid growing geopolitical tensions with Iran.
Market focus is largely attuned to simmering geopolitical tensions between the U.S. and Iran. It comes after the New York Times reported late Thursday that President Donald Trump approved military strikes on several Iranian targets, but abruptly pulled back from launching the attacks.
U.S. officials said Thursday that an Iranian missile had shot down an unmanned U.S. surveillance drone over the Strait of Hormuz, a shipping route through which much of the world’s oil flows. Iran claimed that the drone was above its territory.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,753.17 up with +0.94% percent or +249.17 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,954.18 up with +0.95% percent or +27.72 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,051.34 up with +0.80% percent or +64.02 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,563.49 up with +0.51% percent or +7.92 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 945.14 up with +0.74% percent or +6.98 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,939.94 up with +0.67% percent or +12.99 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,305.05 up with +0.99% percent or +12.73 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,737.39 up with +0.89% percent or +15.32 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,635.81 up with +0.92% or +14.88 point.