U.S. stock higher in pre-market trading for,Jan 08.The Dow Futures is trading at 30,987.00 up with +0.15% percent or +45.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,801.62 up with +0.16% percent or +6.12 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 12,964.20 up with +0.28% percent or +36.25 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at at 28,128.44 up with +percent or +638.31 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,833.91 up with +percent or +285.39 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,554.36 with a loss of – percent or –21.85 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 48,555.39 up with +percent or +462.07 point at 12:15 PM.For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 6,856.96 up with +percent or +15.10 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,669.85 up with + percent or +39.25 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 13,968.24 with +percent or +76.27 point.
Friday’s Factors and Events
Ant Group’s $37 billion IPO was halted after co-founder Jack Ma publicly criticized China’s regulatory system in October, setting off a concerted regulatory crackdown in the country on Alibaba and Ant.
Alibaba’s market value has shrunk by more than a quarter since November after the Ant Group IPO failed. But valued at more than $600 billion, it is still among the biggest 10 companies globally.
For the day the Dow is trading at 31,041.13 up with percent or +211.73 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,803.79 up with + percent or +55.65 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 13,067.48 up with + percent or +326.69 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,096.89 up with +1.89% percent or 38.96 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,199.81 up with + percent or +14.79 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,421.07 up with + percent or +28.11 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,734.79 up with + percent or +28.04 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,288.44 up with percent or +36.09 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,152.15 up with +or +33.50 point.