UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures are trading at 7,252.0 for up with +0.14% percent or +10.8 point. The CAC 40 Futures are trading at 5,275.80 for up with +0.19% percent or +9.80 point . The DAX Futures are trading at 12,662.50 for up with +0.62% percent or +78.00 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures are trading at 3,543.00 for up with +0.65% percent or +23.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The FTSE 100 was expected to open three points lower at 7,282.
In a speech in Cleveland on Tuesday, Yellen hinted at one more rate hike before the end of the year. Speaking at the National Association for Business Economics, she argued against waiting until inflation had returned to its 2.0% target before tightening policy. She also said that the Fed should be wary of moving too gradually.
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,296.82 for up with +0.15% percent or +11.08 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,276.14 for up with +0.14% percent or +7.39 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 12,623.40 for up with +0.23% percent or +28.59 point.
For the day the Dow are trading at 22,284.32 with a loss of –0.05% percent or –11.77 point. The S&P 500 are trading at 2,496.84 for up with +0.01% percent or +0.18 point. The Nasdaq Composite are trading at 6,380.16 for up with +0.15% percent or +9.57 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 20,267.05 with a loss of -0.31% percent or –63.14 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,642.43 for up with +0.47% percent or +129.42 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,345.27 for up with + 0.05% percent or +1.69 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 31,209.39 with a loss of –1.24% percent or –390.37 point at 12:15 PM .