The U.S. Dollar Index is trading at 97.63 with a loss of -0.07% percent or -0.07 point. The Dow Futures is trading at 27,997.00 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -0.06% point. The S&P 500 Futures is trading at 3,143.62 with a loss of -0.08% percent or -2.38 point. The Nasdaq Futures is trading at 8,392.88 with a loss of -0.09% percent or -7.37 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Global markets today are facing unprecedented change in the external environment. Whether it’s the trade tussle between the United States and China, rising anti-globalization, technological disruption or tightening financial regulations, increased macroeconomic and geopolitical concerns have contributed to heightened volatility and uncertainty.
Asia however, remains a bright spot, with emerging markets such as China and India set to continuing leading global growth. In Southeast Asia, a digital revolution is taking root, drawing investors to its immense opportunities.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 28,015.06 up with +1.22% percent or +337.27 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 3,145.91 up with +0.91% percent or +0.91% point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,656.53 up with +1.00% percent or +85.83 point.
Other leading market index closes included the small-cap Russell 2000 Index closed at 1,633.84 up with +1.18% percent or +19.00 point; the S&P 600 Small-Cap Index closed at 1,002.13 up with +1.43% percent or +14.12 point; the S&P 400 Mid-Cap Index closed at 2,021.98 up with +0.95% percent or +18.98 point; the S&P 100 Index closed at 1,402.31 up with +0.99% percent or +13.73 point; the Russell 3000 Index closed at 1,844.44 up with +0.91% percent or +16.68 point; the Russell 1000 Index closed at 1,738.56 up with +0.89% or +15.41 point.