U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for , July 29 The Dow Futures is trading at 27,150.00 with a loss of -0.01% percent or -1.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,023.88 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -0.62 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,017.12 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -2.63 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,616.80 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -41.35 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,985.03 with a loss of -1.45% percent or -412.71 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,939.38 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -5.16 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,573.29 with a loss of -0.82% percent or -309.50 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,647.87 up with +1.31% percent or +98.81 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,414.32 with a loss of -0.045% percent or -5.58 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,601.23 with a loss of -0.16% percent or -8.81 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 391.33 up with +0.15% percent or +0.64 point.
Monday’s Factors and Events
- U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower Monday morning, as market participants braced for a likely cut in interest rates for the first time in more than a decade.
Around 6:25 a.m. ET, Dow futures indicated a drop of less than 15 points at the open. Futures on the S&P and Nasdaq were both seen slightly lower.Market focus is largely attuned to the Federal Reserve, with policymakers at the U.S. central bank expected to announce an interest rate cut on Wednesday.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,192.45 up with +0.19% percent or +51.47 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,025.86 up with +0.74% percent or +22.19 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,330.21 up with +1.11% percent or +91.67 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,578.97 up with +1.12% percent or +17.52 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 962.51 up with +0.99% percent or +9.41 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,983.14 up with +0.93% percent or +18.31 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,339.87 up with +0.89% percent or +11.84 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,779.48 up with +0.79% percent or +13.91 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,677.13 up with +0.76% or +12.72 point.