U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for Monday, September 24.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,523.25 with a loss of -0.36% percent or -27.25 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,723.00 with a loss of -0.12% percent or -31.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,929.50 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -4.00 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,869.93 up with +0.82% percent or +195.00 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,472.22 with a loss of – 1.72% percent or -481.36 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,797.48 up with +2.50% percent or +68.24 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,307.48 with a loss of -1.45% percent or -534.12 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,473.09 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -17.14 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,386.99 with a loss of -0.35% percent or -43.89 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,483.01 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -11.16 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 383.36 with a loss of -0.24% percent or -0.98 point.
Monday’s Factors and Events
On Monday, a 10 percent U.S. levy on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods came into effect. The 10 percent rate is also set to rise to 25 percent by year-end. China has retaliated, targeting duties on more than 5,000 American goods worth a total of $60 billion.
The moves in the premarket come after the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 hit record highs during the previous session on Friday.
In the corporate space, investors will likely be digesting the news that Comcast outbid Twenty-First Century Fox on Saturday in a $39 billion takeover of U.K. broadcaster Sky, submitting a much higher bid in a three-round auction. On Monday, the U.K. broadcaster recommended its shareholders to accept an offer from Comcast.
For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,986.96 with a loss of -0.51% percent or -41.28 point.the Dow is trading at 26,743.50 up with +0.32% percent or +86.52 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,929.67 with a loss of -0.037% percent or -1.08 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,712.32 with a loss of -0.46% percent or -7.87 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,074.35 with a loss of -0.52% percent or -5.57 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,041.36 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -3.84 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,298.14 with a loss of -0.097% percent or -1.26 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,736.43 with a loss of -0.089% percent or -1.54 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,623.33 with a loss of -0.059% percent or -0.95 point;