Dow Futures Opening Update as on 17 September 2019

U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for,September 17 The Dow Futures is trading at 27,032.00 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -48.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,997.62 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -3.88 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,863.50 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -16.00 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,001.32 up  with + percent or +13.03 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,749.75 with a loss of – percent or –374.80 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,978.12 with a loss of – percent or –52.64 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,784.04 with a loss of – percent or –339.27 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,333.47 with up  + percent or  +12.06 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,350.22 with a loss of – percent or –30.09 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,600.34  with a loss of – percent or –1.66 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 388.48 with a loss of -0.27% percent or –1.03 point.

Tuesday’s Factors and Events

U.S. Treasury yields fell on Monday after drone attacks on Saudi oil production facilities escalated tensions in the Middle East and pushed investors toward safer assets like government debt.

The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, which moves inversely to price, was lower at around 1.862%, while the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond fell to 2.334%. The 10-year yield had posted its largest weekly rally since November 2016 as fears of an impending economic downturn eased.

Treasury yields rose after drone attacks on Saudi Arabian crude facilities over the weekend, which were estimated to have shut around 5% of the world’s supply. 

Monday Activity

For the day the Dow is trading at 27,076.82  with a loss of – percent or –142.70 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,997.96 with a loss of – percent or –9.43 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,153.54 with a loss of – percent or –23.17  point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,584.60 up with + percent or +6.46 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 979.19 up with + percent or +3.24 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,966.09 up with + percent or +2.93 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,324.30 with a loss of – percent or  –6.67 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,760.70 with a loss of – percent or –3.20 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,657.75 witha loss of  – or –3.71 point.

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