UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures are trading at 7,559.20 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -4.30 point. The CAC 40 Futures are trading at 5,353.50 for up with +0.98% percent or +52.00 point . The DAX Futures are trading at 12,854.50 for up with +1.50% percent or +189.50 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures are trading at 3,608.83 for up with +1.17% percent or +41.81 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
European stocks have begun the session with a sharp move higher, tracking the fresh record highs notched up overnight by the main Wall Street gauges.
As of 0912 BST the benchmark Stoxx 600 is up by 0.83% to 394.12, alongside a gain of 1.10% to 12,792.75 for the German Dax and a rise of 0.83% to 5,362.84 in the Cac-40.
“European markets look set for a strong open this morning having started on the front foot yesterday, helped by a continuation of the recent theme of an improving economic environment, as further improvements in economic data fuelled a positive start to the month, which was carried on in the US, after Europe had closed,” commented Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets UK.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,573.99 for up with +0.40% percent or +30.49 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,368.13 for up with +0.93% percent or +49.46 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 12,615.06 for up with +1.45% percent or +183.41 point.
For the day the Dow are trading at 21,144.18 for up with +0.65% percent or +135.53 point. The S&P 500 are trading at 2,430.06 for up with +0.76% percent or +18.26 point. The Nasdaq Composite are trading at 6,246.83 for up with +0.78% percent or + 48.31point .
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 20,177.28 for up with +1.60% percent or 317.25 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 25,924.05 for up with +0.44% percent or 114.83 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,105.54 for up with +0.09% percent or 2.92 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 31,273.29 for up with +0.44% percent or 135.70 point as on 03:40 PM .