Futures on the index of wide market S&P 500 fell to 2075,25 points, futures on the DJIA index up to 17625 points, the index futures NASDAQ high-tech companies to 4646,25 paragraph on the results of the latest fed meeting and in anticipation of internal statistical data.
MOSCOW, 29 Oct. Futures on U.S. stock indexes fall on Thursday on the results of the latest fed meeting and in anticipation of internal statistical data, according to AFP.
As at 15.02 GMT, futures on the index of wide market S&P 500 fell by 0.44% to 2075,25 points, the futures on the index DJIA — on 0,44%, to 17625 points, the index futures NASDAQ high-tech companies — by 0.59% to 4646,25 item.
The U.S. Federal reserve on Wednesday again kept its base rate at a minimum level of 0-0. 25%, as analysts expected. The fed did not rule out a rate hike in December, depending on employment and inflation.
In addition, investors are awaiting data internal statistics, which will be released later on Thursday. At 15: 30 GMT the Bureau of economic analysis of the US Commerce Department will report data on real growth in U.S. GDP in the third quarter of 2015 at the first evaluation. Analysts polled by portal DailyFX.com consider that indicator amounted to 1.5% in annual terms.
At the same time will be known the number of initial applications for unemployment benefits in the U.S. for the week ended October 24. According to experts, their number has increased by 6 thousand compared with the figures of previous period and amounted to 265 thousand.