U.S. stock futures lower in pre-market trading for , August 02 The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,763.62 with a loss of -0.49% percent or -38.00 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 26,489.00 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -53.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,942.62 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -8.62 point.
In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,087.16 with a loss of -2.11% percent or -453.83 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,896.07 with a loss of -2.43% percent or -669.63 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,867.84 with a loss of -1.41%percent or -40.93 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,853.43 with a loss of -0.47% percent or -172.46 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,451.34 with a loss of -1.76% percent or -133.53 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,953.83 with a loss of -2.44% percent or -299.32 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,410.39 with a loss of -2.65% percent or -147.02 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 380.23 with a loss of -1.92% percent or -7.43 point.
Friday’s Factors and Events
Trump’s tariff threat came as a surprise to financial markets in the previous session, in large part because negotiators for the two sides had just met earlier this week in China.
Trump is also scheduled to make a trade announcement on the European Union later on Friday.
On the data front, investors will be closely monitoring the latest reading of nonfarm payrolls at 8:30 a.m. ET. Average hourly wages and unemployment rate figures for July will be released at the same time.
The jobs report comes after the Federal Reserve cut rates earlier this week by 25 basis points.
For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,111.12 with a loss of -0.79% percent or -64.30 point.the Dow is trading at 26,583.42 with a loss of -1.05% percent or -280.85 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,953.56 with a loss of -0.90% percent or -26.82 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,550.76 with a loss of -1.51% percent or -23.84 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 948.24 with a loss of -1.57% percent or ?15.16 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,933.48 with a loss of -1.69% percent or -33.24 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,305.66 with a loss of -0.87% percent or -11.43 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,737.49 with a loss of -0.98% percent or -17.16 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,636.87 with a loss of -0.94% or -15.53 point.