The FTSE 100 Futures is trading at 7,014.80 with a loss of -0.36% percent or -25.20 point. The CAC 40 Futures is trading at 5,021.00 with a loss of -0.25% percent or -12.50 point The DAX Futures is trading at 11,351.50 with a loss of -0.22% percent or -25.00 point. The EURO Stoxx 50 Futures trading at 3,182.00 with 0.00% percent or 0.00 point.
TODAY’S FACTORS AND EVENTS
London stocks finished the week lower, as did Sterling, as investors hedged their bets ahead of a weekend that might see Tory rebels push for a confidence vote against the Prime Minister.
Indeed, according to Capital Economics, the odds of a ‘no-deal’ Brexit had risen to 50:50 as a result of the past week’s events; however, the chances of the UK finally staying in the European Union had also increased, its analysts judged.
PREVIOUS DAY ACTIVITY
For the day the Dow is trading at 25,413.22 up with +0.49% percent or +123.95 point. The S&P 500 is trading at 2,736.27 up with +0.22% percent or +6.07 point. The Nasdaq Composite is trading at 7,247.87 with a loss of -0.15% percent or -11.16 point.
In other parts of world, Japan’s Nikkei 225 is trading at 21,821.16 up with +0.65% percent or +140.82 point. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng is trading at 26,339.23 up with +0.59% percent or +155.70 point. China’s Shanghai Composite is trading at 2,703.51 up with +0.91% percent or +24.40 point. India’s BSE Sensex is trading at 35,595.48 up with +0.39% percent or +138.32 point at 12:15 PM.