UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,689.50 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -19.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,541.00 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -12.00 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 12,983.00 up with +0.02% percent or +3.00 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,522.00 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -7.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London’s FTSE 100 was an island of green on today, ticking higher as sterling failed to be listed by a solid round of UK jobs data, while stocks around the world were under pressure amid rising Treasury yields.
The UK blue chip benchmark finished up 12.00 or 0.16% at 7,722.98, while the mid-cap FTSE 250 mirrored falls around the globe as it lost ground slightly, though only losing 0.1% to 20,784.92. Sterling was down 0.3% against the dollar at 1.3514 but making a late 0.2% gain on the euro to 1.1389.
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,706.41 with a loss of -0.78% percent or -193.00 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,711.45 with a loss of -0.68% percent or -18.68 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,351.63 with a loss of – 0.81% percent or -59.69 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,717.23 with a loss of -0.44% percent or -100.79 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 30,982.90 with a loss of -0.54% percent or -169.13 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,171.76 with a loss of -0.64% percent or -20.36 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,384.13 with a loss of -0.45% percent or -159.81 point at 12:15 PM.