UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures are trading at 7,517.50 with a loss of -0.16% percent . The CAC 40 Futures are trading at 5,288.50 with a loss of -0.11% percent . The DAX Futures are trading at 12,612.50 with a loss of -0.09% percent. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures are trading at 3,555.0 with a loss of –0.11% percent .
TODAY’s FACTORS AND EVENTS
European stocks limped into the weekend, weighed down by an overnight drop in the price of oil and with investors carefully monitoring events ahead of the UK elections.
At the close the benchmark Stoxx 600 was down by 0.20% to 391.35, alongside a drop of 0.15% for the Dax to 12,602.18 and a 0.38% slide in the FTSE Mibtel to 21,210.57.
Oil&Gas stocks were among the worst performers, with the corresponding Stoxx 600 subindex falling 1.10% to 309.50.
Shares of financial services names were also near the bottom of the leaderboard, with the related Stoxx 600 subindex losing 0.78% to 475.36.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,547.63 for up with +0.40% percent. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,332.47 with a loss of –0.08%percent. Germany’s DAX closed at 12,628.95 for up with +0.21% percent.
For the day the Dow are trading at 21,080.28 with a loss of –0.01% percent. The S&P 500 are trading at 2,415.82 for up with +0.03% percent. The Nasdaq Composite are trading at 6,210.19 for up with +0.08% percent.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 19,665.93 with a loss of –0.08% percent. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 25,701.63 for up with +0.24% percent. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,110.06 for up with +0.07% percent. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 31,151.94 for up with +0.14% percent as on 12:49 PM .