UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures are trading at 7,633.50 with -0.07% percent or -5.30 point. The CAC 40 Futures are trading at 5,414.50 for up with +0.12% percent or +6.50 point . The DAX Futures are trading at 13,186.50 for up with +0.14% percent or +18.00 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures are trading at 3,560.00 for up with +0.14% percent or +5.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks took confidence from their US and European counterparts on Friday afternoon, even though the pound ticked up against the dollar following decent services data, while a profit warning from Debenhams weighed on retail shares.
The FTSE 100 index closed up 24.8 points or 0.32% 7,695.88, having reached a new record intraday high just above 7,700 earlier.
For the day the Dow are trading at 25,075.13 for up with +0.61% percent or +152.45 point. The S&P 500 are trading at 2,723.99 for up with +0.40% percent or +10.93 point. The Nasdaq Composite are trading at 7,077.91 for up with +0.18% percent or +12.38 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 are trading at 23,714.53 for up with +0.89% percent or +208.20 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng are trading at 30,743.57 for up with +0.02% percent or +7.09 point. China’s Shanghai Composite are trading at 3,391.75 for up with +0.18% percent or +6.04 point. India’s BSE Sensex are trading at 34,107.88 for up with +0.41% percent or +138.24 point at 12:15 PM.