FTSE Futures Morning Update on 28 September


The FTSE 100 Futures are trading at 7,257.20 with a loss of -0.31% percent or -22.30 point. The CAC 40 Futures are trading at 5,277.50  with a loss of  -0.01%  percent or -0.50  point . The DAX Futures are trading at 12,660.50 for up with +0.08% percent or +9.50 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures are trading at 3,543.00 for up with +0.65% percent or +23.00 point.


London closed higher on Wednesday, while the pound lost some ground against the dollar, as investors digested the latest reading on retail sales.The FTSE 100 was up 0.38% to 7,313.51, while the pound was down 0.36% against the greenback at 1.3410, off earlier lows but with the dollar still underpinned by hawkish comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

The top-flight index tends to benefit from a weaker pound, as around 70% of its constituents derive most of their earnings from overseas.

Stocks in Europe continued to stay upbeat with the DAX up 0.41% to 12,657.41, the CAC 40 0.25% firmer at 5,281.96 and the IBEX 35 gaining 1.75% to 10,368.90.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,298.98 with a loss of –0.20% percent or –14.53 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,281.27  with  a loss of  –0.01% percent or  –0.69 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 12,673.54  for up with  +0.13% percent or +16.13  point.


For the day the Dow are trading at 22,340.71 for up with +0.25% percent or +56.39 point. The S&P 500 are trading at 2,507.04   for up with +0.41% percent or  +10.20 point. The Nasdaq Composite are trading at 6,453.26 for up  with +1.15% percent or +73.10 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 20,363.11 for up  with +0.47% percent or +96.06 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 27,460.95  with a loss of  –0.66% percent or – 181.48 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,339.64  with a loss of  –0.17% percent or  –5.63 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 31,182.97 for up with  +0.07%  percent or +23.16 point at 12:15 PM .

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