UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures are trading at 7,234.50 for up with +0.24% percent or +17.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures are trading at 5,220.50 for up with +0.04% percent or +2.00 point . The DAX Futures are trading at 12,530.50 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -23.00 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures are trading at 3,513.00 with a loss of -0.06% percent or -2.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
After sterling suffered a slight hangover the previous day after its strongest weekly performance in eight years last week, Tuesday saw currency traders looking towards the US Federal Reserve as it begins its two-day meeting ahead of a policy announcement on Wednesday as well as mulling an overnight speech at the International Monetary Fund from Bank of England governor Mark Carney.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,277.71 for up with +0.34% percent or +24.43 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,231.52 for up with +0.04% percent or +2.20 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 12,545.25 with a loss of –0.10% percent or –12.78 point.
For the day the Dow are trading at 22,331.35 for up with +0.28% percent or +63.01 point. The S&P 500 are trading at 2,503.87 for up with +0.15% percent or +3.64 point. The Nasdaq Composite are trading at 6,454.64for up with +0.10% percent or +6.17 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 20,299.38 for up with +1.96% percent or +389.88 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 28,051.41 with a loss of –0.38% percent or –108.36 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,356.84 with a loss of –0.18% percent or –6.01 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 32,402.37 with a loss of –0.07% percent or –21.39 point at 12:15 PM .