U.S. stock  higher in pre-market trading for,May 13.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 9,137.50 up with +0.65% percent or +59.25 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 23,722.00 up with +0.63% percent or +148.00 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 2,867.12 up with +0.51% percent or +14.62 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 20,267.05 with a loss of –0.49% percent or –99.43 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,256.26 up with +0.044%percent or +10.58  point. China’s Shanghai  Composite is trading at 2,898.05 up with +0.22% percent or +6.49 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 32,017.04 up with +2.06% percent or +645.92  point at 12:15 PM.Germany’s DAX is trading at 10,658.50  with a loss of –1.49% percent or -161.00 point. France’s CAC 40 is trading at 4,398.70 with a loss of –1.65% percent or –73.79  point. The Stoxx Europe 600 is trading at 336.55  with a loss of –1.18% percent or –4.02  point.

Wednesday’s Factors and Events

Aston Martin posted a first-quarter pretax loss of 119 million pound ($146 million) after sales dropped by nearly a third due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and the destocking of dealers, the carmaker said on Wednesday.

Tuesday Activity

For the day the Dow is trading at 23,764.78  with a loss of -1.89% percent or -457.21  point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 9,002.55 with a loss of -2.06% percent or -189.79  point.The S&P 500 is trading at 2,870.12  with a loss of –2.05% percent or -60.20 point. 

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,275.54 with a loss of –3.46% percent or -45.70 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 728.74 with a loss of –3.70% percent or ?28.02 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,604.80 with a loss of –3.53% percent or -58.68 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,322.87 with a loss of –1.89% percent or -25.54 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,662.81 with a loss of –2.19% percent or -37.23  point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,582.12 with a loss of –2.11% or -34.13 point.