The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 97.50 up with +0.00% percent or +0.00 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 26,830.50 up with +0.11% percent or +30.00 point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,010.38 up with +0.15%percent or +4.63 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 7,942.12 up with +0.51% percent or +40.62 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were steady in early trade on today as investors mulled the prospect of more Brexit uncertainty.
At 0835 BST, the FTSE 100 was flat at 7,212.14, while the pound was up 0.1% against the dollar and the euro at 1.2884 and 1.1583, respectively, having slumped overnight.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson paused his Brexit bill on Tuesday after MPs voted in favour of his deal but rejected the PM’s attempts to rush it through the Commons in three days. Johnson is expected to call for a general election if EU leaders agree to grant the UK a Brexit extension until January.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,833.95 up with +0.17% percent or +45.85 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,004.52 up with 0.28% percent or +8.53 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,119.79 up with +0.19% percent or +15.50 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,552.86 up with 0.13% percent or +1.99 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 963.82 up with +0.25% percent or +2.41 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 1,948.71 up with +0.084% percent or +1.63 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,330.97 with +0.25% percent or +3.38 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,758.39 up with +0.26% percent or +4.54 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,657.81 up with +0.27% or +4.43 point.