U.S. stock futures higher in pre-market trading for , August 26 The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,565.25 up with +0.81% percent or +60.75 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 25,828.00 up with +0.62% percent or +158.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,869.62 up with +0.49% percent or +14.12 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere, In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,261.04   with a loss of –2.17% percent or –449.87 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,651.05 with a loss of –2.02% percent or –528.28 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,863.57  with a loss of –1.17% percent or –33.86 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,297.12 up with +1.63% percent or +600.00 point at 12:15 PM.The FTSE 100 is trading at 7,094.98  with a loss of –0.47% percent or  –33.20 point. Germany’s DAX is trading at 11,660.73 up with +0.42% percent or +48.28 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,356.46  up with +0.56% percent or +29.60 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 371.46  up with +0.03% percent or +0.13 point.

Monday’s Factors and Events

The White House on Sunday moved to clarify that President Donald Trump regrets not raising tariffs on Chinese goods even higher last week, after the president said he had “second thoughts” over the escalation of duties on Chinese imports.

At a meeting of the Group of 7 (G-7) leaders in France over the weekend, Trump also suggested that he could declare the trade war as a “national emergency.”

Friday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,751.77 with a loss of –3.00% percent or –239.62 point. the Dow is trading at 25,628.90  with a loss of  –2.37% percent or  –623.34  point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,847.11  with a loss of –2.59% percent or –75.84 point. 

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,459.49 with a loss of  –3.09% percent or -46.52 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 896.50   with a loss of  –3.12% percent or -28.85 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,836.55   with a loss of –2.75% percent or -51.91 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,256.91 with a loss of -2.66% percent or -34.40 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,670.74  with a loss of –2.60% percent or -44.66 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,576.36  with a loss of  –2.57% or -41.58 point.