U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for , July 22 The Dow Futures is trading at 27,194.50 up with +0.24% percent or +64.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,985.88 up with +0.30% percent or +8.88 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,879.12 up with +0.48% percent or +37.63 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,416.79 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -50.20 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,371.26 with a loss of -1.37% percent or -394.14 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,886.97 with a loss of -1.27% percent or -37.23 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,522.36 with a loss of -0.87% percent or -334.62 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,537.86 up with +0.39% percent or +29.33 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,284.50 up with +0.20% percent or +24.43 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,562.65 with +0.19% percent or +10.32 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 387.69 up with +0.11% percent or +0.44 point.
Monday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures rose on Monday ahead of a big week for earnings. The gains came even as expectations of aggressive policy easing from the Federal Reserve dampen.
Market focus is heavily attuned to the U.S. central bank as hopes of a 50 basis point cut to interest rates at its Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting wane. A Wall Street Journal report on Friday suggested a more cautious 25 basis point cut is likely following comments from several senior Fed officials.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,154.20 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -68.77 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,976.61 with a loss of -0.62% percent or -18.50 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,146.49 with a loss of -0.74% percent or -60.75 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,547.90 with a loss of -0.50% percent or -7.73 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 940.44 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -2.22 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,937.40 with a loss of -0.32% percent or -6.20 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,315.42 with a loss of -0.63% percent or -8.30 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,749.49 with a loss of -0.61% percent or -10.67 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,649.20 with a loss of -0.61% or -10.18 point.