U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for Wednesday, September 05.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,618.75 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -20.00 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,906.00 with a loss of -0.30% percent or -79.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,892.00 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -6.25 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,580.83 with a loss of -0.51% percent or -116.07 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,267.80 with a loss of -2.52% percent or -705.54 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,704.34 with a loss of -1.68% percent or -46.24 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,870.01 with a loss of -0.75% percent or -287.91 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,424.58 with a loss of -0.45% percent or -33.28 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,151.48 with a loss of -0.48% percent or -58.73 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,299.31 with a loss of -0.81% percent or -43.38 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 377.62 with a loss of -0.58% percent or -2.21 point.
Wednesday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures tumbled ahead of Wednesday’s open, as market participants became increasingly nervous over trade frictions between the U.S. and major partners.
Around 5:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures fell 125 points, indicating a negative open of -107.48 points, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures pointing to a downbeat start to the day for their respective sessions. Markets in Asia and Europe added pressure to U.S. futures, with a negative trading session seen in both regions
For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,091.25 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -18.29 point. the Dow is trading at 25,952.48 with a loss of -0.048% percent or -12.34 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,896.72 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -4.80 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,733.38 with a loss of -0.42% percent or -7.38 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,093.58 with a loss of -0.44% percent or -4.78 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,040.46 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -4.24 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,284.03 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -2.87 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,723.24 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -2.86 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,608.38 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -2.32 point;