The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,385.00 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -15.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,402.50 with a loss of -0.01% percent or -0.50 point . The DAX Futures is trading at 12,215.50 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -17.00 point . The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures is trading at 3,358.00 with a loss of -0.18% percent or -6.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
Shares in Intu Properties have surged by 28.71% to 191.2p after it emerged that its largest shareholder Peel Group is part of a consortium looking at taking the shopping centre owner private.
Meanwhile, Hammerson, which Intu tried and failed to buy earlier this year, saw its share price rise by 6.23% to 455p.
The FTSE 100 is down 0.11% in early trading at 7,410.13.
The FTSE 250 is marginally higher, up 0.12% at 20,112.29.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 26,627.48 with a loss of -0.75% percent or -200.91 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,901.61 with a loss of -0.82% percent or -23.90 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,879.51 with a loss of -1.81% percent or -145.57 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 23,783.72 with a loss of -0.80% percent or -191.90 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,587.88 with a loss of -0.14% percent or -35.99 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 34,779.95 with a loss of – 1.11%percent or -389.21 point at 12:15 PM.