U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for , August 02 The Dow Futures is trading at 26,489.00 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -53.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,942.62 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -8.62 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,763.62 with a loss of -0.49% percent or -38.00 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,087.16 with a loss of -2.11% percent or -453.83 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,896.07 with a loss of -2.43% percent or -669.63 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,867.84 with a loss of -1.41%percent or -40.93 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,853.43 with a loss of -0.47% percent or -172.46 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,451.34 with a loss of -1.76% percent or -133.53 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,953.83 with a loss of -2.44% percent or -299.32 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,410.39 with a loss of -2.65% percent or -147.02 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 380.23 with a loss of -1.92% percent or -7.43 point.
Friday’s Factors and Events
China’s foreign ministry pushed back against Trump’s latest tariff threat on Friday morning, reportedly saying the world’s largest economy should give up its illusions, shoulder some responsibility and come back to the right track on resolving the trade war.
China’s spokesperson at the foreign ministry, Hua Chunying, said at a daily press briefing that Beijing would have to take countermeasures if the U.S. was committed to putting more tariffs on Chinese goods, Reuters reported.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,583.42 with a loss of -1.05% percent or -280.85 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,953.56 with a loss of -0.90% percent or -26.82 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,111.12 with a loss of -0.79% percent or -64.30 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,550.76 with a loss of -1.51% percent or -23.84 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 948.24 with a loss of -1.57% percent or ?15.16 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,933.48 with a loss of -1.69% percent or -33.24 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,305.66 with a loss of -0.87% percent or -11.43 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,737.49 with a loss of -0.98% percent or -17.16 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,636.87 with a loss of -0.94% or -15.53 point.