UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,275.80 up with +0.09% percent or +6.30 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,354.00 with a loss of -0.05% percent or -2.50 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 112,175.50 up with +0.26% percent or +31.50point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,343.00 up with +0.15% percent or +5.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were set for a downbeat open on Today, tracking losses in the US after President Trump slapped more tariffs on China.
The FTSE 100 was called to open 40 points lower at 7,262.
Trump announced late on Monday that the US was imposing 10% tariffs on $200bn worth of Chinese imports, a levy that will be raised to 25% from January. If Beijing retaliates, the US will impose tariffs on an additional $267bnof Chinese goods.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,246.96 up with +0.71% percent or +184.84 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,904.31 up with +0.54% percent or +15.51 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,956.11 up with +0.76% percent or +60.32 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,672.52 up with +1.08% percent or +251.98 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 27,389.72 up with +1.13% percent or +305.06 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,730.09 up with +1.12% percent or +30.14 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 37,323.79 up with 0.089% percent or +33.12 point at 12:15 PM.