U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for , July 31 The Dow Futures is trading at 27,221.50 up with +0.20% percent or +55.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,016.12 up with +0.13% percent or +3.87 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,987.38 up with +0.29% percent or +23.00 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,521.53 with a loss of -0.86% percent or -187.78 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,777.75 with a loss of -1.31% percent or -368.75 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,932.51 with a loss of -0.67% percent or -19.83 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,448.44 up with +0.14% percent or +51.20 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,596.62 with a loss of -0.66% percent or -50.15 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,179.57 up with +0.27% percent or +32.33 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,514.18 up with +0.057% percent or +3.12 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 384.81 with a loss of -0.08% percent or -0.31 point.
Wednesday’s Factors and Events
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer are set to resume in-person trade negotiations with China on Tuesday in Shanghai, though there is little hope of a resolution in the immediate future.
Economic data will also be in focus, with June’s personal income, consumer spending and core inflation data due at 8:30 a.m. ET.
The S&P/Case-Shiller house price index for May is due for release at 9:00 a.m. ET, while June’s pending home sales and July consumer confidence figures will be published at 10:00 a.m. The Dallas Fed’s services index is due at 10:30 a.m. ET.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,198.02 with a loss of -0.086% percent or -23.33 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,013.18 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -7.79 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,273.61 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -19.71 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,585.60 up with +1.06% percent or +16.57 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 967.70 up with +1.09% percent or +10.43 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,986.80 up with +0.65% percent or +12.92 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,332.65 with a loss of -0.38% percent or -5.12 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,773.04 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -2.23 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,670.13 with a loss of -0.21% or -3.50 point.