Tuesday, 29 May 2018 17:15 WIB |
MARKET UPDATE |Indeks saham berjangka A.S.
U.S. stock futures pointed to a sizable drop at the open Tuesday, as traders getting back to work after a three-day weekend were greeted by fresh Italian political drama.
Another Italian election looks likely within a few months, and it might lead the eurozone™s third-largest economy toward ditching the shared currency ” which would represent quite a shakeup to the status quo.
Traders also were assessing efforts to revive a June summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as well as ongoing political uncertainty in Spain, where Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was struggling to stay in power.
Dow Jones Industrial Average futures shed 192 points, or 0.8%, to 24,538, while S&P 500 futures lost 21.05 points, or 0.8%, to 2,697.25. Nasdaq-100 futures dropped 46.25 points, or 0.7%, to 6,914.
Last week, the Dow advanced 0.2% for the week, the S&P 500 added 0.3%, and the Nasdaq Composite climbed 1.1%.
The three gauges are on track for May gains of 2.4% or more, as of Friday™s close. This month™s rally has put the Dow industrials back in the green for the year, up 0.1%.
Source : Market Watch