UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,678.00 with a loss of -0.58% percent or -45.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,458.70 with a loss of -0.79% percent or -43.54 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 12,554.00 with a loss of -0.83% percent or -104.50 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,462.00 with a loss of -0.80% percent or -28.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London shares have been mixed on close, due to shaken investor confidence from trade tensions and Russian sanctions, as well as summer lethargy.
The FTSE 100 closed 34.9 points or 0.5% lower to 7,741.77. Top of the losers is BT, which dropped 4.6% to 229p after announcing that it intends to upgrade the UK to ultrafast fibre broadband by 2020 using G.Fast technology instead of 10m broadband lines.
The FTSE 250 ended 35.6 points or 0.2% ahead to 20,806.21, led by Cineworld, which jumped an epic 10.3% to 304.8p after reporting that its first-half profits more than doubled following its acquisition of rival Regal.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,509.23 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -74.52 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,853.58 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -4.12 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,891.78 up with +0.044% percent or +3.46 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,298.08 with a loss of -1.33% percent or -300.31 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,397.71 with a loss of -0.73% percent or -209.59 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,795.31 up with +0.033% percent or +0.93 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,957.63 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -66.74 point at 12:15 PM.