The Dow and S&P futures fell slightly before the market, while the Nasdaq futures rose slightly. Ruixing coffee fell more than 3% before the market.

Original title: Dow and S&P futures fell slightly before the market, Nasdaq futures rose slightly before the market, Ruixing coffee fell more than 3% before the market Source: Tencent Securities
Tencent Securities June 18, US stock index futures were mixed on Thursday, as investors continued to pay attention to the increase in cases of new coronary pneumonia during the economic recovery. The panic index VIX rose 2.51% to 34.31 points.
As of press time, the Dow futures fell 64 points to 25961.00 points, a decrease of 0.25%; the S&P 500 index futures fell 0.21% to 3100.50 points; the Nasdaq futures rose 0.05% to 9988.25 points.
US stocks rose 0.72% before the market; Chinese stocks Weilai rose 1.61% before the session, Pinduoduo rose 1.09%, Ruixing Coffee fell 3.09%, and Jingdong fell 2.44%.
FTSE A50 index futures rose 0.63%. As of the close, the Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.12% and the Shenzhen Component Index rose 0.65%. The total net inflow of northbound funds was 5.903 billion yuan. The Nikkei 225 index fell 0.45%, and South Korea’s Seoul Composite Index fell 0.35%.
European stock markets opened more and fell less on Thursday, the European Stoxx 600 index fell 0.19%, the Italian FTSEMIB index rose 0.48%, the German DAX index rose 0.07%, the British FTSE 100 index fell 0.34%, and the French CAC40 index fell 0.27%.
Oil prices fell slightly on Thursday, fuel demand recovery is blocked
Oil prices fell slightly on Thursday, as the surge in new coronary pneumonia cases caused people to worry about staying at home as the blockade was relaxed, and the recovery in fuel demand was hindered.
As of press time, WTI crude oil futures fell 0.37% to $37.82 per barrel. Brent crude oil futures fell 0.02% to $40.70 per barrel.
U.S. crude oil inventories rose to record highs for the second consecutive week, which also weighed on the popularity of the crude oil market, although U.S. government data shows that gasoline and distillate (including diesel and heating oil) inventories fell.
Analysts pointed out that despite the decline in oil prices, they are still likely to remain in the range of $35 to $40 per barrel, which has been oscillating in this range so far in June. At the same time, most of OPEC and its allies (OPEC+) have adhered to production reduction commitments. US shale oil producers have stopped production, and fuel demand has gradually recovered.
However, OPEC warned in a monthly report that despite the improvement in demand, the market will remain in a surplus in the second half of 2020. The organization currently expects that the daily output of countries other than OPEC will be higher than previously expected. 300,000 barrels.
US COMEX gold futures fell 0.05% to $1734.65 per ounce. The US dollar index fell 0.06% to 97.082.
It is estimated that the number of initial jobless claims in the United States will reach 1.3 million in the week of June 13, lower than the 1.54 million in the previous week
Today, data on the number of people claiming unemployment benefits at the beginning of each week will be released to provide an update on the job market’s recovery from the epidemic. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones predict that in the week of June 13, the initial jobless claims in the US will reach 1.3 million, down from 1.54 million the previous week.
Although the market is still volatile, the major stock indexes are expected to record a strong rise this week after a sharp correction last week. Since this week, the Dow and S&P 500 have both risen by more than 2%, and the Nasdaq has risen by about 3.3%.
The number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in 21 U.S. states rises. US experts expect the second wave of peaks to arrive
On June 17, local time, the number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in several US states continued to climb. According to CNN statistics, 21 states have seen an increase in confirmed cases of new coronavirus infections in the past few weeks, and 8 states have remained stable. As of 5:33 on June 18th, Beijing time, there were 2,157,768 cases of new coronavirus infections in the United States, including 117,622 deaths. There were 25,597 new cases of infection and 834 new deaths in the United States.
Among them, the Arizona Department of Health announced on the same day that 1827 people were diagnosed with new coronavirus, and 20 people died because of infection with new coronavirus. This is the second highest number of confirmed cases since 2392 were diagnosed on the 16th. In addition, 2793 people are currently admitted to the hospital because of new coronavirus infection in Texas. This number has increased by 85% since the end of June.
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