The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,324.50 with a loss of  -0.16%percent or -11.50 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,245.20 with a loss of -0.33% percent or -17.30 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 11,957.50  up with +0.05% percent or +6.50 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,299.00 up with +0.09% percent or +3.00 point.


There has been no end to the steady selling across indices, and once again it is Nasdaq that has taken the brunt of the downward move. Still, such a pullback is entirely healthy, and indeed welcome, and fits well within the historical pattern of both an average September and of those in mid-term years such as this,” said IG’s Chris Beauchamp.

German factory orders slid by 0.9% month-on-month in July (consensus: 1.6%), according to the Federal Office of Statistics, weighed down by a 4.0% decline in orders from outside the single currency bloc and a 2.7% contraction in those for capital equipment.


For the day the FTSE 100 closed at  7,318.62  with a loss of  -0.0046% percent or -0.34 point. France’s CAC 40 closed at 5,243.84 with a loss of  -0.31% percent or -16.37 point. Germany’s DAX closed at 11,955.25  with a loss of -0.71% percent or -85.21 point.


For the day the Dow is trading at 25,995.87  up with +0.080% percent or +20.88 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,878.05  with a loss of -0.37% percent or -10.55 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,922.73  with a loss of -0.91% percent or -72.45 point.

In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 22,307.06 with a loss of -0.80% percent or -180.88 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,982.63  up with +0.029% percent or  +7.81 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,702.30 up with +0.40% percent or +10.71 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 38,260.32  up with +0.046% percent or  +17.51 point at 12:15 PM.