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US futures down on European data, weak jobs report

US futures down on European data, weak jobs report

U.S. stock market futures are down after disappointing data on Europe's economy and a report showing slowing job growth at home.
Dow Jones industrial average futures slipped 0.44 percent to 13,160. Standard & Poor's 500 futures are off 0.54 percent to 1,392. Nasdaq 100 futures are down 0.52 percent to 2,704.
Earlier, reports showed record high unemployment in the 17 countries that use the euro. In the U.S., the payroll processor ADP said new jobs created in April were far below expectations.
European markets are losing ground. Germany's DAX is down 0.42 percent. France's CAC 40 is up 0.11 percent. Britain's FTSE 100 is down 0.7 percent.


Updated : 2021-04-16 09:40 GMT+08:00