UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,529.00 up with +0.08% percent or +6.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,408.60 up with +0.54% percent or +28.96 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 12,344.50 with a loss of -0.28% percent or -34.50 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,403.00 with a loss of -0.26% percent or -9.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London shares have ended flat, as the pound slipped against the euro, despite a modest rise against the dollar.
The FTSE 100 closed just 2.2 points or 0.03% down to 7,558.59. Top of the losers was Chilean copper miner Antofagasta, which fell 2% to 826p as the strengthening dollar continued to impact commodities stocks this week.
The FTSE 250 ended 18 points or 0.09% lower to 20,444.36. Another mining firm Kaz Minerals topped the losers, dropping an epic 13.8% to 483p after Credit Suisse downgraded its stock from “outperform” to “neutral”.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,822.29 up with +0.25% percent or +63.60 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,862.96 up with +0.21% percent or +5.91 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,859.17 up with +0.49% percent or +38.17 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,362.55 up with +0.64% percent or +142.82 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,862.52 up with +0.40% percent or +109.73 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,713.36 with a loss of -0.75% percent or -20.46 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,285.75 up with +0.018% percent or +7.00 point at 12:15 PM.