UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,695.50 up with +0.21% percent or +16.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,450.22 for up with +0.034% percent or +1.87 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 12,777.50 up with +0.18% percent or +23.00 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,454.00 up with +0.41% percent or +14.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks ended on a mixed note on today as investors adopted a risk-off strategy ahead of what could be a heated G7 summit in Canada.
The second-tier index on the other hand edged higher by 0.03% or 5.83 points to finish at 21,160.54.
Investors are expecting US President Trump to find himself isolated from other leaders at the Quebec summit. French President Emmanuel Macron has already warned that he won’t sign the traditional joint statement unless progress is made on tariffs, while Germany’s Angela Merkel is expected to challenge Trump on trade, climate and security.
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,316.53 up with +0.30% percent or +75.12 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,779.03 up with +0.31% percent or +8.66 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,645.51 up with +0.14% percent or +10.44 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,804.04 up with +0.48% percent or +109.54 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 31,046.63 up with +0.29% percent or +88.42 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 3,043.51 with a loss of 0.77% percent or –23.64 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,614.05 up with +0.48% percent or +169.58 point at 12:15 PM.