UK PRE MARKET
The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,456.80 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -16.20 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,468.50 with a loss of -0.36% percent or -20.00 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 12,234.00 with a loss of -0.29% percent or -35.00 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,382.00 with a loss of -0.56% percent or -19.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were set to drop at the open on Thursday, taking their cue from a negative session in Asia, as US markets continue to outperform.
The FTSE 100 was called to open 10 points lower at 7,500.
London Capital Group analyst Jasper Lawler said: “After hitting a fresh record on Wednesday, the Dow closed off its high but stayed in the green for a fifth straight session. Financials led the way as treasury yields soared and interest rate expectations jumped higher.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,828.39 up with +0.20% percent or +54.45 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,925.51 up with +0.071% percent or +2.08 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 8,025.08 up with +0.32% percent or +25.54 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,975.62 with a loss of -0.56% percent or -135.34 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,635.39 with a loss of -1.68% percent or -455.87 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,821.35 up with +1.06% percent or +29.58 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,357.91 with a loss of – 1.72% percent or -70.09 point at 12:15 PM.