MOSCOW, June 23 — PRIME. Futures for major US stock indices are rising on Thursday ahead of the release of statistics on the labor market, according to trading data.
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As of 15.20 Moscow time, futures for the Dow Jones Industrial Index (DJIA) rose by 0.37%, to 30584 points, futures for the NASDAQ high-tech companies index – by 0.76%, to 11652.75 points, for the S&P 500 broad market index – by 0.56%, up to 3784 points.
Dynamics of futures indicates that trading in the US will open with growth. Traders are waiting for data on the number of initial jobless claims for the week to June 18, which, according to the forecast, fell by 2,000 to 227,000 claims.
According to Diego Fernandez, chief investment officer of A&G Banca Privada, the situation in the markets is still difficult, but the markets seem to be “learning to live with it.”
“It is difficult to find a positive factor, and therefore growth remains weak, but now there are interesting opportunities in the medium term,” Bloomberg quoted the expert as saying.