The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,242.12 up with +0.11% percent or +7.87 point.U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for , March 13.The Dow Futures is trading at 25,584.50 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -4.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,800.12 up with +0.10% percent or +2.87 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,290.24 with a loss of -0.99% percent or -213.45 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,789.40 with a loss of -0.45% percent or -131.47 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,026.95 with a loss of -1.09% percent or -33.36 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,630.92 up with +0.25% percent or +95.26 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,154.26 up with +0.043% percent or +3.11 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,515.80with a loss of -0.073% percent or -8.37 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,284.29 up with +0.27% percent or +14.05 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 373.83 up with +0.15% percent or +0.53 point.
Wednesday’s Factors and Events
U.S. stock index futures were little changed early Wednesday as investors continued to monitor political and economic uncertainties across the globe.
At 6:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures implied an open of less than 5 points. Futures on S&P 500 and Nasdaq were also relatively flat.
U.S. stocks have been under pressure after Boeing posted another sharp decline amid worries over the safety of one of its most popular airplanes. Boeing shares fell more than 6 percent on Tuesday after several countries, including China, the European Union and Indonesia, grounded all flights involving the 737 Max model.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,549.83 up with +0.062% percent or +0.96 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 948.04 with a loss of -1.20 percent or -1.20 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,888.27 up with +0.16% percent or +2.98 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,232.94 up with +0.27% percent or +3.37 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,649.47 up with +0.28% percent or +4.60 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,547.97 up with +0.30% percent or +4.58 point.