Stock futures fell sharply on Thursday, among investors' concerns that US-China trade tensions may be much worse before they improve.
How do the main benchmarks act?
Dow Jones Industrial Average Futures
fell 158 pts, or 0.6% to 25.615, while S & P 500 futures
was the hardest hit, drop 68.50 points, or 0.9% to 7.336.
On Wednesday was the Dow Jones Industrial Average
was down 100.72 points, or 0.4% to 25.776.61 and the S & P 500 index
SPX, [0.2459008] -0.28%
fell 8.09 points, or 0.3% to 2,856.27. Nasdaq Composite Index
slid 34.88 points, or 0.5% to 7,750.84.
What drives the market?
In this week's growing trade tensions – especially around the technology field – investors are beginning to adapt to the idea of a long-term trade-off between the US and China. US technical stocks led losses on Wednesday, and Asia raised the relay on Thursday.
Read: Trade break between the US, China can settle in the long term
Taiwan's technical heavy stock index was hit by losses for chipmaking giant Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing