U.S. stock lower in pre-market trading for,Oct 28.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,905.00 with a loss of -1.68% percent or -460.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,335.88 with a loss of -1.40% percent or -47.22 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 11,453.60 with a loss of -1.16% percent or -134.38 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 23,494.34 with a loss of –percent or ?22.25 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,918.78 up with +percent or +132.65 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,251.12 with a loss of – percent or –26.88 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 40,279.40 with a loss of –percent or –406.10 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 closed at 5,860.28 up with + percent or +74.63 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 4,909.64 up with + percent or +58.26 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 12,645.75 with +percent or +102.69 point.
Wednesday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock futures fell sharply early Wednesday as investors feared an increase in coronavirus infections could halt the recovering economy.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures fell 500 points, 1.8%. The loss pointed to a drop of more than 480 points at the open. S&P 500 futures lost 1.4% and Nasdaq 100 futures fell 1%. The Dow is already down 3% on the week, giving up its gain for October.
For the day the Dow is trading at 27,463.19 with a loss of –percent or -222.19 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,390.68 with a loss of – percent or -10.29 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 11,431.35 up with + percent or +72.41 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 93.43 with 0.53% percent or +0.49 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 901.87 with a loss of -1.32% percent or -12.09 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,946.68 with a loss of – percent or ?27.20 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,569.14 up with + percent or +0.49 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,995.95 with a loss of – percent or ?6.79 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,894.66 with a loss of –or –5.75 point.