U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for , August 20 The Dow Futures is trading at 26,122.50 up with +0.02% percent or +4.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,924.38 up with +0.02% percent or +0.63 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,736.25 up with +0.11% percent or +8.75 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,677.22 up with +0.55% percent or +114.06point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,231.54 with a loss of –0.23% percent or –60.30 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,880.00 with a loss of –0.11% percent or –3.09 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,423.47 up with +0.056% percent or +20.98 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,220.27 up with +0.43% percent or +30.62 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,709.41 with a loss of –0.051%percent or –5.96 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,376.50 up with +0.092% percent or +4.95point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 374.06 up with +0.05% percent or +0.20 point.
Tuesday’s Factors and Events
the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to price, was lower at around 1.5825%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond was also lower at around 2.0716%.
Market participants were cheered by signs policymakers appeared willing to do more to support their economies amid international trade frictions, led by a protracted dispute between the U.S. and China.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,135.79 up with +0.96% percent or +249.78 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,923.65 up with +1.21% percent or +34.97 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,002.81 up with +1.35% percent or +106.82 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,508.85 up with +1.02% percent or +15.21 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 929.36 up with +1.06% percent or +9.74 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,891.71 up with +0.99% percent or +18.49 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,291.29 up with +1.26% percent or +16.10 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,715.46 up with +1.15% percent or +19.54 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,617.78 up with +1.16% or +18.58 point.