U.S. stock futures mixed in pre-market trading for , April 04.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,578.62 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -3.63 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,242.50 up with +0.01% percent or +2.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,879.62 with a loss of -0.00% percent or -0.13 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,724.95 up with +0.054% percent or +11.74 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 29,837.35 with a loss of -0.50% percent or -149.04 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,237.38 up with +0.66% percent or +21.09 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,766.49 up with +0.28% percent or +110.63 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,387.35 with a loss of -0.42% percent or -30.93 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,986.63 up with +0.27% percent or +32.23 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,461.03 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -7.87 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 388.06 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -0.92 point.
Thursday’s Factors and Events
Market participants are also likely to closely monitor a flurry of speeches from policymakers at the U.S. central bank. New York Fed President John Williams, Philadelphia Fed President Patrick Harker and Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester are all set to comment on the U.S. economy at separate events on Thursday.
On the data front, the latest weekly jobless claims figures will be published at around 8:30 a.m. ET.
For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,895.55 up with +0.60% percent or +46.86 point. the Dow is trading at 26,218.13 up with +0.15% percent or +39.00 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,873.40 up with +0.21% percent or +6.16 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,560.91 up with +0.49% percent or +7.59 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 950.39 up with +0.41% percent or +3.86 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,924.65 up with +0.49% percent or +9.40 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,268.05 up with +0.16% percent or +2.01 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,694.33 up with +0.26% percent or +4.45 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,592.48 up with +0.25% or +3.91 point.