U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for , July 17 The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,952.25 up with +0.11% percent or +8.63 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 27,333.50 up with +0.02% percent or +5.50 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,008.12 up with +0.02% percent or +0.62 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,469.18 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -66.07 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,581.27 with a loss of -0.13% percent or -38.35 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,931.69 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -5.92 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,236.71 up with +0.27% percent or +104.0 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,561.55 with a loss of -0.21% percent or -15.73 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 12,422.39 with a loss of -0.069% percent or -8.58 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,612.75 with a loss of -0.029% percent or -1.63 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 389.19 up with +0.02% percent or +0.09 point.
Wednesday’s Factors and Events
“We are carefully monitoring these developments and assessing their implications for the U.S economic outlook and inflation, and will act as appropriate to sustain the expansion, with a strong labor market and inflation near its symmetric 2% objective,” Powell said in Paris.
Investors are likely to monitor the latest Housing starts and building permits due at 8:30 a.m. ET. In terms of Fed speeches, Kansas City Fed President Esther George will speak at 02:30 p.m. ET.
For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,222.80 with a loss of -0.43% percent or -35.39 point.the Dow is trading at 27,335.63 with a loss of -0.086% percent or 23.53 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,004.04 with a loss of -0.34%percent or -10.26 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,562.00 up with +0.011% percent or +0.17 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 948.23 up with +0.13% percent or +1.27 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,951.83 up with +0.024%percent or +0.47 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,328.17 with a loss of -0.38% percent or -5.07 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,765.00 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -5.42 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,663.79 with a loss of -0.33% or -5.49 point.