The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 6,884.20 with a loss of -1.29% percent or -89.80 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 4,936.00 with a loss of –1.85% percent or -93.00 point The DAX Futures is trading at 11,119.50 with a loss of -1.68% percent or -190.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,108.00 with a loss of -1.52% percent or -48.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks mounted a spirited fightback along with their European allies to counter the overnight onslaught on Wall Street and in Asia, helped by some solid company updates and a softer pound and euro.
The FTSE 100 recovered 41 points or 0.6% lost earlier in the week to close at 7,004.10, while the pound made a late slide of 0.5% against the dollar to 1.2818 and 0.3% versus the euro to 1.1274.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 24,984.55 up with +1.63% percent or +401.13 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,705.57 up with +1.86%percent or +49.47 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,318.34 up with +2.95% percent or +209.94 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,184.60 with a loss of -0.40% percent or -84.13 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 24,700.99 with a loss of -1.17% percent or -293.47 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,598.85 with a loss of -0.19% percent or -4.95 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 33,576.58 with a loss of -0.34% percent or -113.51 point at 12:15 PM.