Futures extend losses after weak jobs report


(Reuters) – U.S. stock index futures extended losses on Friday after a Labor Department report showed September nonfarm payrolls fell by 33,000 as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma left displaced workers temporarily unemployed and delayed hiring. .

At 8:31 a.m. ET, Dow e-minis 1YMc1 were down 21 points, or 0.09 percent, with 13,133 contracts changing hands. S&P 500 e-minis ESc1 were down 3 points, or 0.12 percent, with 116,187 contracts traded. Nasdaq 100 e-minis NQc1 were down 7 points, or 0.12 percent, on volume of 23,104 contracts.

Reporting by Yashaswini Swamynathan in Bengaluru; Editing by Sriraj Kalluvila