The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,070.20 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -14.00 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,112.00 up with +0.59% percent or +30.00 point The DAX Futures is trading at 11,532.50 with a loss of -0.10% percent or -12.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,218.00 up with +1.18% percent or 0.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks were set for a muted open on Monday following heavy losses in Asia, as investors awaited the latest reading on the UK services data, while US mid-term elections and the Fed’s interest rate decision later in the week will also be eyed.
London Capital Group analyst Jasper Lawler said: “Whilst October’s wild volatility is now the rear-view mirror, traders will be hoping for equity markets to return to a more stable footing over the coming month. However, this could be wishful thinking given the risk events on tap.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,270.83 with a loss of -0.43% percent or -109.91 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,723.06 with a loss of -0.63% percent or -17.31 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,356.99 with a loss of -1.04% percent or -77.06 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,898.99 with a loss of -1.55% percent or -344.67 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 25,917.60 with a loss of -2.15% percent or -568.75 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,665.43 with a loss of -0.41% percent or -11.05 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 34,940.28 with a loss of -0.20% percent or -71.37 point at 12:15 PM.