U.S. stock futures traded mixed in early pre-market trade. Data on factory orders for May will be released at 10:00 a.m. ET, while the Federal Open Market Committee will issue minutes of its latest meeting at 2:00 p.m. ET.
Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 9 points to 21,445.00, while the Standard & Poor’s 500 index futures rose 1.50 points to 2,426.50. Futures for the Nasdaq 100 index declined 14.25 points to 5,575.00.
Oil prices traded lower as Brent crude futures fell 1.45 percent to trade at $48.89 per barrel, while US WTI crude futures dropped 1.66 percent to trade at $46.29 a barrel.
A Peek Into Global Markets;
European markets were mostly higher today, with the Spanish Ibex Index falling 0.13 percent, STOXX Europe 600 Index surging 0.15 percent and German DAX 30 index gaining 0.17 percent. The UK’s FTSE index was trading higher by 0.12 percent, while French CAC 40 Index rose 0.28 percent.
In Asian markets, Japan’s Nikkei Stock Average rose 0.25 percent, Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index gained 0.52 percent, China’s Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.76 percent and India’s BSE Sensex rose 0.11 percent.
Analysts at KeyBanc upgraded Oracle Corporation ORCL from Sector Weight to Overweight.
Oracle shares rose 0.57 percent to $49.64 in pre-market trading.
Breaking news ;
- Tesla IncTSLA reported Q2 deliveries up 53 percent year-over-year at 22,000 vehicles.
- Bristol-Myers Squibb Co BMYdisclosed that a Phase 3 study evaluating Opdivo met its primary endpoint.
- Greystar led fund agreed to acquire Monogram Residential Trust IncMORE for $12.00 per share in cash.
- Movado Group, Inc MOV reported that it has acquired Olivia Burton for around £60 million.