U.S. stock higher higher in pre-market trading for,Feb 03.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,038.75  up with +0.46% percent or +41.00 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 28,291.00 up with +0.34% percent or +95.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,236.88 up with +0.40% percent or +12.88 point.

In overnight trading in the Eastern Hemisphere,In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,971.94 with a loss of –1.01% percent or –233.24   point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,361.64 up with +0.19% percent or +49.01  point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,746.61 with a loss of –7.72% percent or –229.92 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 39,788.93 up with +0.13% percent or +53.38 point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 13,003.96 up with +0.17% percent or +21.99 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 5,818.40 up with +0.21%  percent or +12.06 point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 410.84 up with +0.03% percent or +0.01 point.

Monday’s Factors and Events

Shares in Ryanair RY4C, +3.99% RYAAY, -1.60%, the Irish budget airline, climbed nearly 4% after it announced a plan to extend a stock buyback program as it returned to profitability in the third quarter. Analysts at Citi said the airline’s performance surpassed expectations, with ancillary revenue growth of 21% beating the bank’s estimate of 10% growth.

Friday Activity

For the day The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,150.94 with a loss of –1.59% percent or –148.00 point.the Dow is trading at 28,256.03 with a loss of –2.09% percent or –603.41   point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,225.52  with a loss of –1.77% percent or –58.14 point. 

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,614.06 with a loss of -2.07%  percent or -34.16 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 979.84  with a loss of –2.31% percent or -23.19 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,007.22  with a loss of -0.062% percent or -40.70 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,446.71 with a loss of –1.67% percent or -24.53 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,888.03 with a loss of –1.78% percent or -34.22 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,784.03 with a loss of –1.76% or -31.97 point.