UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,637.50 with a loss of -0.85% percent or -65.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,516.32 up with +0.091% percent or +5.03 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 12,780.00 with a loss of –0.27% percent or -34.50 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,519.00 with a loss of -0.17% percent or -6.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Precious metals miner Fresnillo (pictured) is now leading the blue chip risers, with its share price up 2.6% at £10.24 after reporting strong interim results.
Just Eat is now the biggest faller on the FTSE 100, down 5.1% at 802.8p.
The FTSE 250 is now trading lower, down 2.99 points at 20,875.26.
After taking steps to restructure the business, Provident Financial’s shares are flying and are up 13.26% at 699.1p on a positive update today.
Travis Perkins, however, continues to lead the biggest fallers on the FTSE 250, down 11% at £11.92.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,415.19 up with +0.43% percent or +108.36 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,816.29 up with +0.49% percent or +13.69 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,671.79 up with +0.49% percent or +0.55% point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,746.70 up with +0.86% percent or+192.98 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,261.20 with a loss of -1.13% percent or -321.81 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,824.53with a loss of -1.80% percent or -51.87 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,534.70 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -71.88 point at 12:15 PM.