U.S. stock futures are higher in pre-market trading for Monday, January 15.The Nasdaq Futures are trading at 6,784.25 for up with +0.13% percent or +118.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures are trading at 2,794.75 for up with +0.22% percent or +6.00 point.The Dow Futures are trading at 25,927.00 for up with +0.49% percent or +126.00 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 23,714.88 for up with +0.26% percent or +61.06 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 31,378.85 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -36.62 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,410.49 with a loss of -0.54% percent or -18.45 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 34,884.32 forup with +0.84% percent or +291.44 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 are trading at 7,772.00 with a loss of -0.09% percent or -6.64 point. Germany’s DAX are trading at 13,210.06 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -34.97 point. France’s CAC 40 are trading at 5,507.49 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -9.56 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 are trading at 397.96 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -0.55 point.
Monday’s Factors and Events
The Dow Jones industrial average rose 228.46 points to close at 25,803.19, an all-time high. J.P. Morgan Chase was among the best-performing stocks in the index, rising 1.7 percent.
The S&P 500 also reached a record high, climbing 0.7 percent to 2,786.24 with energy and consumer discretionary as the best-performing sectors. Energy stocks got a boost from rising oil prices.
U.S. market were higher on Friday. For the day the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 25,803.19 for up with +0.89% percent or +228.46 point. The S&P 500 closed at 2,786.24 for up with +0.67% percent or +18.68 point. The Nasdaq Composite closed at 7,261.06 for up with +0.68% percent or +49.28 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,591.97 for up with +0.33% percent or +5.18 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 290.06 for up with +0.38% percent or +1.09 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,965.97 for up with +0.27% percent or +5.29 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,234.55 for up with +0.71% percent or +8.73 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,647.37 for up with +0.61% percent or +9.71 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,542.77 for up with +0.63% percent or +9.71 point; and the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index closed at 25,803.19 for up with +0.89% percent or +228.460 point.