Before the opening of the market futures S&P is at the level of 2,546.25 (-0.09%), the NASDAQ futures declined 0.07% to 6,060.75. The external background is neutral. The main stock indexes in Asia ended the session mostly in positive territory. The main stock indexes in Europe at the moment showing a decrease.
Nikkei 20,881.27 +57.76 +0.28%
Hang Seng 28,389.57 -101.26 -0.36%
Shanghai 3,389.05 +6.06 +0.18%
S&P/ASX 5,772.15 +34.04 +0.59%
FTSE 7,531.67 -6.60 -0.09%
CAC 5,348.51 -15.14 -0.28%
DAX 12,945.11 -4.14 -0.03%
The November oil futures Nymex WTI currently listed at $51.02 per barrel (+0.20%)
Gold traded at $1,292.20 ounce (-0.12%)
Futures for the major stock indexes of USA the pre-show a slight decline, as investors awaited the release of minutes from the last fed meeting later today (18:00 GMT) and prepare for the quarterly reporting season, which kicks off tomorrow morning with the publication of its financial results for the third quarter of the two major banks, Citigroup (C) and JPMorgan Chase (JPM). On Friday, October 13, two financial institutions-the index heavyweights Bank of America (BAC) and Wells Fargo (WFC) will release their quarterly reports.
According to FactSet forecasts, profit of the companies included in the index basket S&P 500 are expected to show an increase of only 2.8% yoy, significantly below the projected growth rate at +7.5% yoy at the end of June. Insurance claims related to hurricanes has been the biggest driver of the revision of forecasts of growth of profits of American companies downward, according to FactSet.
Important statistical data that could influence market sentiment before the opening was not published.
Important message corporate nature that may have an impact on the dynamics of the broader market, the pre-also were noted.
After the start of trading, in addition to the release of minutes from the fed’s September meeting, investors ‘ focus will also is data on the level of vacancies and labor turnover (JOLTs report), which will be released at 14:00 GMT.