FTSE Futures Morning Update on 16 August

UK PRE MARKET

The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,505.20 up with +0.12% percent or +9.20 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,316.73  up with +0.22% percent or +11.52 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 12,175.50 up with +0.38% percent or +46.50 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,355.00 up with +0.36% percent or +12.00 point.

TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS

London shares have closed lower, as European markets as a whole were impacted by increasing trade tensions, as well as accelerating British inflation in July.

The FTSE 100 closed 113.8 points or 1.5% down to 7,497.87. Top of the losers was Fresnillo, which dropped 8% to 895p after Morgan Stanley cut its price target today.

The FTSE 250 ended 189.4 points or 0.9% lower to 20,320.35. Mining firm Kaz Minerals topped the losers, after Barclays lowered its price target today.

PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY

 
For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,509.00 up with +0.15% percent or +11.13 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,315.50 up with +0.19% percent or +10.29 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 12,188.21 up with +0.21% percent or +25.20 point.

WORLD MARKETS

For the day the Dow is trading at 25,162.41  with a loss of -0.54% percent or -137.51 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,818.37  with a loss of – 0.76% percent or -21.59 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,774.12 with a loss of -1.23% percent or  -96.78 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,192.04 with a loss of -0.055% percent or -12.18 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,046.68 with a loss of -1.01% percent or -276.91 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,705.19 with a loss of  -0.66% percent or  -18.07  point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,763.16  with a loss of -0.23% percent or -88.84 point at 12:15 PM.

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