Global events can drive US stock prices. As a result, many US investors keep an eye on futures indices such as the Russell 2000 futures to track the Russell 2000 after hours as well as the Russell 2000 premarket. For the Russell 2000’s long-term trend plus seasonality chart, try Russell 2000 Chart Today.
The following chart presents the Russell 2000 futures live for today. A 5-day and 21-day (there are typically 21 trading days in one calendar month) version are also included for perspective. The charts use one minute data (two minute data is used for the 21 trading day chart) and provides prices as long as the Russell 2000 futures contract is open for trading. Trading opens Sunday through Thursday at 6:00 p.m. EST and closes Monday through Friday at 5:00 p.m. EST with a brief trading halt from 4:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST. To get the very latest data throughout the day (and night), click the update icon at the top right of the chart.