UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,839.00 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -7.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,614.51 up with +0.41% percent or +23.01 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 13,113.50 up with +0.37% percent or +48.00 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,554.00 with a loss of -0.03% percent or -1.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London’s top-flight index hit a new record on Monday, boosted by a weaker pound as the dollar rallied on the back of an easing of tensions between the US and China, which also helped to lift broader market sentiment.
By the closing bell, the FTSE 100 had gained 1.03% or 80.38 points to finish at 7,859.17, breaking through the 7,800 mark for the first time, as the pound fell 0.39% versus the dollar to 1.3416 and 0.37% against the euro to 1.1400.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,013.29 up with +1.21% percent or +298.20 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,733.01 up with +0.74% percent or +20.04 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,394.04 up with +0.54% percent or +39.70 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,960.34 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -42.03 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 31,234.35 up with +0.60% percent or +186.44 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,212.62 with a loss of -0.038% percent or -1.22 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,690.95 up with +0.22% percent or +74.82 point at 12:15 PM.