Before the market opens, S&P futures are at the level of 2,893.25 (+ 0.35%), NASDAQ futures have risen by 0.55% to the level of 7,632.25. The external background is positive. Major Asian stock indexes ended the session mainly in positive territory. Major European stock indexes are currently increasing. Index / raw materialsCurrent valueChange, pointsChange in% Nikkei20,456.08 + 195.04 + 0.96% Hang Seng25,664.07 -16.26-0.06% Shanghai2,902.19 + 38.63 + 1.35% S & P / ASX6,471.20 +31.10+ 0.48% FTSE7,096.86 + 1.88 + 0.03% CAC5,379.67 + 28.65 + 0.54% DAX11,747.15 + 89.11 + 0.76% October Oil Futures Nymex WTI $ 54.22 + 1.08% Gold $ 1,539.30 + 0.14% Premarket major US index futures show moderate increase as investors continue to closely monitor the development of trade relations between Washington and Beijing. Comments by officials of the two largest economies On Monday, the world signaled a potential rapprochement following an escalation of trade tensions over the weekend. After the G7 summit in the French city of Biarritz on Monday, US President Donald Trump predicted a deal with China, citing economic pressure on Beijing, while China called for a resolution of the current dispute . Further support to the market was provided by China’s statements on measures aimed at increasing consumption, including the possible removal of restrictions on the purchase of cars. Against this background, shares of automakers are showing growth: Ford Motor (F) and General Motors (GM) added 0.6% and 0.4% respectively. Market participants also analyze S & P / Case-Shiller data on the housing price index in the United States. According to the report, the housing price index, which tracks housing prices in 20 US metropolitan areas, rose 2.1% year-on-year in June after rising 2.4% in May. It was the smallest annual increase in housing prices since August 2012. Economists forecast a 2.4% price increase. Among corporate reports, it is worth noting that a Oklahoma state court ordered Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) to pay $ 572 million for complicity in fueling the opioid crisis, which was much less than analysts expected. as well as the plaintiffs themselves requested. Shares of JNJ on the premarket went up 1.7%. After the start of trading, their performance may be affected by data on the consumer confidence index, which will be released at 14:00 GMT.