U.S. stock higher in pre-market trading for,Oct 01.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,853.50 up with +0.69% percent or +189.50 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,380.12 up with +0.84% percent or +28.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,558.60 up with +1.33% percent or +151.37 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,184.93 with a loss of – percent or –0.19 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 23,459.05 up with +percent or +183.52 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,218.05 with a loss of – percent or –6.31 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,664.44 up with + percent or +596.51 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 closed at 5,866.10 with a loss of – percent or –31.40 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 4,803.44 with a loss of – percent or –28.63 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,760.73 with a loss of –percent or –65.09 point.
Thursday’s Factors and Events
Johnson, when pressed, refused to outright endorse Trump, instead saying as a longtime corporate executive he knows how the president will react to important issues of the day such as coronavirus and he does not have a handle on Biden would run the country.
“I know what President Trump has done and what he’s said he will do. I don’t know what Vice President Biden has said he will do other than masks, listen to the scientists,” the 74-year-old Johnson said. He suggested the coronavirus response should weigh the tradeoffs of “pandemic safety” versus “economy growth.”
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,781.70 up with +percent or +329.04 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,363.00 up with percent or +27.53 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,167.51 up with percent or +82.26 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,507.69 up with +0.20% percent or +2.96 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 855.27 up with +0.22% percent or +1.92 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,861.29 up with percent or +12.50 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,560.58 up with + percent or +14.86 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,968.09 with + percent or +15.05 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,872.70 up with +or +14.95 point