FTSE Futures Morning Update on 16 May

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.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
 
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,722.98 up with +0.16% percent or +12.00 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,553.16 up with +0.23% percent or +12.48 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 12,970.04 with  a loss of -0.059% percent or -7.67 point.

WORLD MARKETS

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.

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