Dow Futures March Higher, Ready to Blast Out Record After Holiday, as Dollar Slumps
Monday, 15 January 2018 19:59 WIB |
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Dow futures rose by triple digits on Monday, pointing to another record session when traders return from the long holiday weekend, as relentless selling in the dollar appeared to continue unabated.
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average put on 122 points, or 0.5%, to 25,923, while those for the S&P 500 index added 4 points, or 0.2%, to 2,792.75. Futures for the Nasdaq-100 index were up 1.25 points to 6,776.50.
Stocks ended at record levels on Friday, as the three major indexes booked second-straight weekly gains, with investors upbeat after an early batch of earnings and economic data.
The Dow industrials tacked on 228.46 points to end at 25,803.19, the S&P 500 index climbed 0.7% to 2,786.24, while the Nasdaq Composite Index advanced 0.7% to 7,261.
U.S. stock and bond markets are closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, but futures will trade a shortened session, until 1 p.m. Eastern Time. Trading volumes tend to be thin on U.S. holidays.
Source : Market Watch