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.


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.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at 7,577.49  up with  +0.19% percent or +14.27 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,479.10 up with +0.86% percent or +46.61  point. Germany’s DAX closed at 12,538.31 up with +1.16% percent or +143.79 point.


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.