U.S. stock futures higher  in pre-market trading for , April 03.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,561.00 up with +0.56%  percent or +41.75 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,262.00  up with +0.42% percent or +109.00 point.  The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,880.88  up with +0.48% percent or +13.88 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,713.21  up with +0.97% percent or +207.90 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,922.05 up with +1.00% percent or +297.38  point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,216.74 up with +1.26% percent or +39.92 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,188.71  up with +0.34% percent or +132.06 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,395.30 up with +0.057% percent or +4.18 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,892.03  up with +1.17% percent or  +137.24 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,456.58 up with +0.61% percent or +33.12 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 387.27 up with +0.58% percent or +2.23 point.

Wednesday’s Factors and Events

According to the Financial Times, Beijing wants Washington to remove existing U.S. duties on Chinese imports, while the Trump administration wants China to agree to an enforcement mechanism to ensure the country abides by the deal.

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are scheduled to meet with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He later on Wednesday to resume negotiations.

Tuesday’s Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,848.69  up with +0.25% percent or +19.78 point.the Dow is trading at 26,179.13  with a loss of -0.30% percent or -79.29 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,867.24 up with +0.0017% percent or +0.050 point.

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,553.32 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -2.74 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 946.53 with a loss of -0.49% percent or -4.62 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,915.25 with a loss of -0.38% percent or -7.26 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,266.04 up with +0.0095% percent or +0.12 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,689.89   with a loss of -0.017% percent or -0.29 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,588.57  with a loss of -0.0051% or -0.081 point