Nasdaq Futures Update : 20 August 2021

U.S. stock lower in pre-market trading for Aug 20.The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 14,906.40 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -27.50 point.The Dow Futures is trading at 34,742.80 with a loss of -0.43% percent or -151.30 point.The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 4,389.60 with a loss of -0.37% percent or -16.20 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 27,013.25 with a loss of – percent or –267.92 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,898.44 with a loss of – percent or –417.89 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 24,899.46 with a loss of – percent or –416.87 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 55,399.84  with a loss of – percent or 229.65 point at 12:15 PM.For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,058.86  with a loss of –percent or ?110.46 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 6,605.89 with a loss of – percent or –164.22 point.Germany’s DAX closed at 15,765.81 with a loss of –percent or –200.16 point.

 

FRIDAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

Chinese tech shares in Hong Kong continued to see another day of heavy losses as regulatory uncertainty surrounding the sector lingered. Shares of Meituan dropped 4.54% while Alibaba fell 2.59% and JD.com declined 2.11%. Tencent, on the other hand, rose 1%. The Hang Seng Tech index shed 2.46% to 5,895.06.

 

THURSDAY ACTIVITY

Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed  at  2,132.42 with a loss of -1.22% percent or -26.36 point. the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,300.54 with a loss of -0.94% percent or -12.28 point. the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,644.71  with a loss of – percent or ?22.36 point. the S&P 100 Index closed at 2,022.99  up with + percent or +4.27 point.the Russell 3000 Index closed at 2,601.55 with a loss of –percent or ?1.51 point. the Russell 1000 Index closed at 2,465.94 up with or +0.49 point.