UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,626.00 up with +0.34% percent or +25.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,494.39 up with +0.31% percent or +17.22 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 12,640.50 up with +0.50% percent or +63.00 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,491.00 up with +0.40% percent or +14.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Hargreaves Lansdown, the investment firm, is reporting its full-year results on Tuesday but its shares are leading the FTSE 100 risers today – up 1.73% at £21.13.
Meanwhile, Royal Bank of Scotland, which published its latest financials on Friday is the biggest faller, with its shares down 2.5% at 251.25p.
The wider FTSE 100 is up 9.28 points at 7,668.38.
On the FTSE 250, Regus-parent company IWG dominates the fallers, down 23.1% at 230.65p after it called off talks with potential buyers.
It is closely followed by Spire Healthcare, down 21.9% at 192.85p, which issued a profit warning on lower spending by the NHS.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,502.18 up with +0.16% percent or +39.60 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,850.40 up with +0.35% percent or +10.05 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,859.68 up with +0.61% percent or +47.66 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,662.74 up with +0.69% percent or +155.42 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,227.13 up with +1.47% percent or +407.57 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,779.37 up with +2.74% percent or +74.22 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,713.15 up with +0.056% percent or +21.26 point at 12:15 PM.