UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures are trading at 7,436.00 with a loss of -0.02% percent or -1.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures are trading at 5,410.50 for up with +55.50 percent or +1.04% point . The DAX Futures are trading at 13,119.50 for up with +0.02% percent or +2.00 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures are trading at 3,598.00 for up with +1.01% percent or +36.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
The top flight index closed higher on Tuesday, with Anglo-Dutch pair Shell and Unilever impressing with their strategy updates but investors having mixed feelings about the Bank of England’s stress test results.
By the London close, the FTSE 100 was up 1.04% to 7,460.65, while the pound was down 0.61% against the dollar at 1.3238 and 0.45% lower against the euro at 1.1186.
For the day the Dow are trading at 23,836.71 for up with +1.09% percent or +255.93 point. The S&P 500 are trading at 2,627.04 for up with +0.98% percent or +25.62 point. The Nasdaq Composite are trading at 6,912.36 for up with +0.49% percent or +33.84 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 22,565.58 for up with +0.35% percent or +79.34 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 29,676.23 with a loss of –0.02% percent or –4.62 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,326.38 with a loss of -00.22% percent or –7.27 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 33,667.48 for up with +0.14% percent or +47.67 point at 12:15 PM.