U.S. Stock Futures Rise as Traders Shrug off Government Shutdown Fears
Friday, 19 January 2018 18:27 WIB |
MARKET UPDATE |Indeks saham berjangka A.S.
Wall Street was poised for a highflying end to the week, with stock futures tilting up as equity traders for now shrugged off concerns over a possible government shutdown.
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 96 points, or 0.4%, to 26,035, while those for the S&P 500 index climbed 9.05 points, or 0.3%, to 2,805.25. Futures for the Nasdaq-100 Index gained 35 points, or 0.5%, to 6,848, led by a 1.8% premarket advance for NVIDIA Corp.
The indicated gains on Friday come after U.S. stocks ended lower on Thursday, falling from all-time closing highs hit on Wednesday. The Dow average ended 0.4% lower on Thursday, while the S&P 500 index fell 0.2% and the Nasdaq Composite Index slipped 0.03%.
For the week, the Dow is poised to gain 0.8%, while the S&P 500 is set to rise 0.4% and the Nasdaq 0.5%, with Friday™s session to go.
Source : Market Watch