UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,619.00 up with +0.62% percent or +47.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,489.50 up with +0.15% percent or +8.00 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 12,569.80 up with +0.23% percent or +28.80 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,460.00 up with +0.09% percent or +3.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
US stocks finished on a strong note on Today as investors mulled over a speech by Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell at the Jackson Hole symposium and a somewhat disappointing end to trade talks between the US and China.
By the end of trading, the Dow Jones Industrial was up 0.52% or 133.37 points to 25,790.35, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite notching-up fresh all-time highs alongside, rising by 0.62% and 0.86% to stand at 2,874.69 and 7,945.80 by the close of trading, respectively.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,049.64 up with +1.01% percent or +259.29 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,896.74 up with +0.77%percent or +22.05 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,017.90 up with +0.91% percent or +71.92 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,813.47 up with +0.061% percent or +13.83 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 28,344.10 up with +0.26% percent or +72.83 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,777.98 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -2.92 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,874.94 up with +0.47% percent or +180.83 point at 12:15 PM.