U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for,October 03.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,027.50 up with +0.16% percent or +42.50 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,885.88 up with +0.19% percent or +5.38 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,567.00 up with +0.27% percent or +20.75 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,341.74 with a loss of –2.01% percent or –436.87 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,116.10 up with +0.28% percent or +73.41 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,905.19 with a loss of –0.92% percent or –26.98 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,109.65 with a loss of –0.51% percent or –195.76 point at 12:15 PM. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,925.25 with a loss of – percent or –338.58 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,444.44 with a loss of percent or –21.67 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 377.00 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -0.52 point.
Thursday’s Factors and Events
the optimists when you need them? Enter our call of the day from Citi strategists, who say it’s ”too early to call the end of this 10-year global bull market,” as they forecast more gains for global equity markets, led by the S&P 500.
If the biggest threat to their call — a global recession — can be avoided, the S&P can reach 3,300 by the end of 2020, predicts a Citi team led by Robert Buckland. That’s just over a 14% gain from Wednesday’s close.
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,078.62 with a loss of -1.86% percent or -494.42 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,887.61 with a loss of -1.79% percent or -52.64 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,785.25 with a loss of -1.56% percent or -123.44 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,479.63 with a loss of – percent or –13.80 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 919.11 with a loss of – percent or ?10.16 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,873.82 with a loss of percent or –26.20 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,276.91 with a loss of – percent or –23.77 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,691.05 with a loss of – percent or ?29.07 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,595.35 with a loss of – or –28.30 point.