According to the auction, the futures index of wide market S&P 500 grew to the level 2053,50 item, index futures the DJIA is up 17486 points, the index futures NASDAQ high-tech companies – up to 4575 points on the background data of consumer price statistics.
MOSCOW, Nov 17. Futures on US stock indices on Tuesday, showed a positive trend on the background data of consumer price statistics in the country in October, according to AFP.
As at 16.41 GMT, futures on the index of wide market S&P 500 grew by 0.27% to the level 2053,50 points, futures on the DJIA index is 0.37%, to 17486 points, the index futures NASDAQ high-tech companies — 0.33%, to 4575 points.
According to the U.S. Department of labour, consumer prices in the country in annual and monthly terms in October rose 0.2%. Analysts predicted inflation in October annual pace of 0.1% on a monthly — 0.2%.
Core inflation — excluding prices for food and energy, which in October was 0.2%. In annual terms the indicator reached 1.9%. Both indicators have coincided with forecasts of experts. Food prices in monthly terms in October showed an increase of 0.1% and energy by 0.3%. In annual terms, energy prices fell by 17.1%, while food, on the contrary, rose in price by 1.6%.
As Reuters reports, statistical data reinforced investors ‘ expectations of an early increase in base interest rates by the fed in December. One of the conditions of the regulator to increase rates was to achieve the target of 2% inflation.