UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures are trading at 7,326.20 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -3.30 point. The CAC 40 Futures are trading at 5,131.50 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -9.00 point . The DAX Futures are trading at 12,216.50 for up with +0.21% percent or +26.00 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures are trading at 3,451.00 for up with +0.29% percent or +10.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
European stocks ended mostly lower on Monday, with autos under the cosh as investors digested the latest data on the eurozone manufacturing and services sectors.
The Stoxx Europe 600 index closed down 0.25% and Germany’s DAX was off 0.3%, but France’s CAC 40 managed to reversed earlier losses to end 0.2% firmer.
Autos were under pressure after the EU antitrust body confirmed it is investigating allegations of collusion between the big car manufacturers over diesel emission treatment systems and cost agreements. The Stoxx 600 autos and parts index closed down 1.2%.
On the data front, surveys released by from Markit showed eurozone services and manufacturing sector growth remained strong in early July, though both came in slightly less strong than expected.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,377.73 with a loss of –1.01% percent or –75.18 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,127.70 for up with +0.20% percent or +10.04 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 12,208.95 with a loss of –0.25% percent or –31.11 point.
For the day the Dow are trading at 21,513.17 with a loss of –0.31% percent or –66.90 point. The S&P 500 are trading at 2,469.91 with a loss of –0.11% percent or –2.63 point. The Nasdaq Composite are trading at 6,410.81 for up with +0.36% percent or +23.05 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 19,955.20 with a loss of –0.10% percent or –20.47 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 26,826.32 with a loss of –0.08% percent or –20.51 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,241.22 with a loss of –0.29% percent or –9.38 point. India’s S&P BSE Sensex are trading at 32,224.63 with a loss of –0.07% percent or –21.24 point at 12:15 PM .