UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures are trading at 7,541.50 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -20.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures are trading at 5,326.50 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -9.50 point . The DAX Futures are trading at 12,846.70 for up with +1.43% percent or +181.70 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures are trading at 3,583.00 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -9.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
European stocks barreled higher as investors continued to search for yield against a backdrop of improving macro data, according to strategists, with cyclical issues like auto and parts manufacturers and chemicals pacing gains.
The benchmark Stoxx 600 ended up by 0.23% to 392.55, alongside a gain of 1.25% for Germany’s Dax to 12,822.94 – a new record high – and an advance of 0.47% to 5,343.41 in the Cac-40.
European equity funds saw a 10th consecutive week of inflows, strategists at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch pointed out, referencing data from EPFR. That was the longest such stretch since December 2015.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,547.63 for up with +0.05% percent or +3.86 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,343.41 for up with +0.47% percent or +24.74 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 12,822.94 for up with +1.25% percent or +158.02 point.
For the day the Dow are trading at 21,206.29 for up with +0.29% percent or +62.11 point. The S&P 500 are trading at 2,439.07 for up with +0.37% percent or +9.01 point. The Nasdaq Composite are trading at 6,305.80 for up with +0.94% percent or + 58.97 point .
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 20,170.82 with a loss of –0.03% percent or –6.46 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 25,857.49 with a loss of –0.26% percent or –66.56 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,090.97 with a loss of –0.47% percent or –14.57 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 31,338.75 for up with +0.21% percent or +65.46 point as on 12:09 PM .