U.S. stock higher higher in pre-market trading for,Feb 05.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,668.50 up with +1.08% percent or +307.50 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,281.88 up with +1.12% percent or +36.38 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,231.00 up with +1.28% percent or +116.75 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,319.56 up with +1.02% percent or +234.97 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,739.40 up with +0.24% percent or +63.42 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,818.09 up with +1.25% percent or +34.80 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,934.05 up with +0.35% percent or +144.67 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 13,453.15 up with +1.29% percent or +171.41 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,993.91 up with +0.99% percent or +58.86 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 423.34 up with +1.16% percent or +4.87 point.
Wednesday’s Factors and Events
Wall Street investors focused on the Democratic race for the 2020 presidential nomination, after technology problems and reporting inconsistencies kept Iowa Democratic Party officials from releasing results from Monday’s caucus, the first contest in a six-month process.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent, released figures showing he was in front, while the former mayor of South Bend, Ind., Pete Buttigieg, claimed victory, saying that “by all indications, we are going on to New Hampshire victorious.” New Hampshire will be the location of the second primary contest for Democrats on Feb. 11.
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,399.81 up with +0.51% percent or +143.78 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,248.92 up with 0.73% percent or +23.40 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,273.40 up with +1.34% percent or +122.47 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,632.21 up with 1.12% percent or +18.14 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 988.83 up with 0.92% percent or +8.99 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,028.61 with 1.07% percent or +21.39 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,457.54 up with +0.75% percent or +10.83 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,903.63 up with +0.83% percent or +15.60 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,798.41 up with +0.81% or +14.38 point.