FTSE Futures Morning Update on 03 May


The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,477.50 up with  +0.09% percent or +7.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,480.50  with a loss of -0.17% percent or -9.50 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 12,771.50 with a loss of -0.39%  percent or-49.50 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,486.00 with a loss of -0.31%  percent or -11.00 point.


London stocks were set to drop at the open on Thursday, taking their cue from Wall Street, which finished lower after the Federal Reserve’s latest policy announcement.

The FTSE 100 was called to open down 18 points at 7,525.

The Fed stood pat on rates as expected on Wednesday. However, CMC Markets analyst Michael Hewson pointed out that there was a tweak to the language around inflation, which was changed to reflect the much firmer headline numbers seen earlier this week, with “run below” changed to “moved close to 2%“, while the reference to “monitoring inflation developments” was removed completely, as was the reference to the economic outlook strengthening in recent months.

For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,537.69  with a loss of  -0.077% percent or  -5.84 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,529.22 up with +0.16% percent or +8.73 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 12,802.25  up with +1.51% percent or +190.14 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 23,924.98  with a loss of -0.72% percent or -174.07 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,635.67 with a loss of -0.72% percent or -19.13 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,100.90  with a loss of  -0.42% percent or -29.81 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,472.78  with a loss of -0.16% percent or -35.25 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,329.31   with a loss of  -1.26% percent or -388.52 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,100.86  up with +0.64% percent or  +19.68 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,094.74 with a loss of -0.23% percent or -82.50  point at 12:15 PM.

You may also like...

Rules of Discussion on FTSE Futures Morning Update on 03 May

1. This forum is for discussion of financial markets. Please respect others view even if they are contrary to you.
2. Member's comments should lead to value addition in forum discussion.
3. If anyone is found making repetitive Explicit/Abusive/Racial comments, his account shall be banned and old posts will be deleted.
4. Providing Advice/Recommendations/Tips is fine but it should be free. Members cannot ask to be paid for it. Paid Advice is strictly prohibited
5. Spam links are not allowed. Too much promotion or using Contact info in ID will lead to account ban.
IMP : Members are requested to flag any violations to keep Forum Clean.
Note: If old messages appear, it is due to a software bug. Please click the 'Sort By Newest' Button on below right, then first select Oldest & after that Newest. Latest Message will appear. Sorry for this.