Dow Futures Update : 18 Oct 2021

U.S. stock lower in pre-market trading for Oct 18.The Dow Futures is trading at 35,359.00 up with +0.28% percent or +100.40 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,501.80 with +0.34% percent or +15.30 point.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 15,343.60 up with +0.28% percent or +42.70 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 29,215.52 up with +0.65% percent or +0.65%  point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,769.28 up with +1.43% percent or +363.69 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,592.46 up with +0.68% percent or +24.33   point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 62,134.26 up up with +0.60% percent or +368.67  point at 12:15 PM.For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,203.83 with a loss of –0.42% percent or -30.20 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 6,673.10 with a loss of -0.81% percent or -54.42 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 15,474.47  with a loss of –0.72% percent or 112.89  point.

 

TUESDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Investors are gearing up for a big day of earnings stateside with Netflix, Johnson & Johnson, United Airlines and Procter & Gamble all due to report.

 

 

MONDAY ACTIVITY

For the day the Dow is trading at 34,326.46 up with +1.43% percent or +482.54 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 4,357.04 up with +1.15%percent or +49.50  point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 14,566.70  up with +0.82% percent or +118.12  point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 2,267.84  up with +0.10% percent or +2.19 point. the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at  1,367.74 up with +0.28% percent or +3.83 point. the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,755.51 up with +0.26% percent or +7.23 point. the S&P 100 Index closed at 2,062.23 up with +0.42% percent or +8.71  point.the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,667.50  up with +0.35% percent or +9.36 point. the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,522.24 up with +0.37% or +9.30 point.