By Oliver Gray
Investing.com – U.S. stock futures traded slightly higher during Monday’s evening deals after major benchmark averages lifted from 9-week lows to finish higher during regular trade as market participants braced for further from the Federal Reserve later in the week.
By 7:10pm ET (11:10pm GMT) added 0.1% while and were up 0.2% apiece.
In extended deals, Ford Motor Company (NYSE:) lost 4.4% after the company noted that third-quarter supplier costs will be roughly $1.0 billion higher than anticipated due to increased inflation pressures. General Motors Company (NYSE:) also dipped 2% after the news.
Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ:) gained 5.7% after the company increased its revenue guidance for Q3, with revenue expected between $195 million and $205 million, up from the company’s previous guidance of $160 million to $180 million.
In policy news, the FOMC begins its two-day meeting on Tuesday, with analysts expecting a 75 basis point following last week’s higher than expected CPI figures. Meantime, and data will also be closely watched.
During Monday’s trade, the rose 197 points or 0.6% to 31,019.7, the added 26.6 points or 0.7% to 3,899.9 and the gained 86.6 points or 0.8% to 11,535.
On the bond markets, rates were at 3.494%.