UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,593.50 with a loss of -0.32% percent or -24.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,398.32 with a loss of -0.35% percent or -18.75point . The DAX Futures is trading at 12,523.50 with a loss of -0.30% percent or -38.00 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,445.00 with a loss of -0.35% percent or -12.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
British households grew more positive about their finances this month as they faced less of a squeeze from inflation and benefited from higher pay – though most will be in for a shock if the Bank of England raises interest rates next month.
Financial data company IHS Markit said its monthly Household Finance Index rose in July to its second-highest level since December 2016 at 44.6, up one point since June and above its long-run average.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,058.12 with a loss of -0.025% percent or -6.38 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,801.83 with a loss of -0.095% percent or -2.66 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,820.20 with a loss of -0.065% percent or -5.10 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,396.99 with a loss of -1.33% percent or -300.89 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,292.91 up with +0.24% percent or +68.43 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,857.89 up with +1.01% percent or +29.08 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 36,581.36 up with + 0.23% percent or +84.99 point at 12:15 PM.