Market Overview

A Peek Into The Market Before The Trading Starts

Share:
A Peek Into The Market Before The Trading Starts
Related HPQ
Watch These 5 Huge Put Purchases In Thursday Trade
Benzinga's Option Alert Recap From June 21
An EPYC Launch by Advanced Micro Devices (GuruFocus)
Related BLRX
Benzinga's Top Upgrades, Downgrades For May 18, 2017
Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Dow Drops 50 Points; TRC Companies Shares Spike Higher

Pre-open movers US stock futures are higher this morning. Futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Average surged 68 points to 13,413.00 and S&P 500 index futures rose 8.20 points to 1,435.10. Nasdaq 100 futures gained 12.75 points to 2,787.00.

A Peek Into Global Markets European markets were higher today. The STOXX Europe 600 Index rose 0.57%, London's FTSE 100 Index gained 0.33%, French CAC 40 Index climbed 0.66% and German DAX 30 index rose 0.54%.

Asian markets ended mostly higher, with Japan's Nikkei Stock Average rising 0.48%, China's Shanghai Composite surging 2.60% and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 rising 0.46%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index rose 1.14% and India's Sensex declined 0.28%.

Broker Recommendation Analysts at Jefferies upgraded Hewlett-Packard Company (NYSE: HPQ) from “hold” to “underperform.” The target price for Hewlett-Packard has been lowered from $17 to $14.

Hewlett-Packard shares dropped 2.51% to $16.68 in pre-market trading.

Breaking news

  • BioLineRx Ltd (NASDAQ: BLRX) announced today that it has signed a purchase agreement for the sale, from time to time, of up to $15 million of its American Depositary Shares with Lincoln Park Capital Fund LLC, a Chicago-based institutional investor. To read the full news, click here.
  • DISH (NASDAQ: DISH), a leading national provider of satellite TV, is expanding the availability of its broadband service with the launch of dishNET, a high-speed Internet service via satellite nationwide. To read the full news, click here.
  • AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the launch of AMD AppZone, an online showcase for applications and games accelerated by AMD Radeon™ graphics processing units (GPUs) and AMD accelerated processing units (APUs). To read the full news, click here.
  • Nuance Communications (NASDAQ: NUAN) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Quantim^®, the Health Information Management (HIM) business of QuadraMed, a provider of leading information technology solutions for the healthcare industry. To read the full news, click here.

Posted-In: Jefferies US Stock FuturesNews Futures Global Pre-Market Outlook Markets

 

Related Articles (AMD + BLRX)

View Comments and Join the Discussion!